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Also known as the Hawk-headed Parrot.
32 cm. Elongated blue and red neck feathers which become raised when excited or it feels threatened.
Two subspecies are recognized, accipitrinus and fuscifrons.
Lowland tropical forests and savanna. In some locations prefer areas near rivers.
It nests in holes in trees and stumps. 1-3 eggs are laid and incubated for between 26-28 days.
Its diet includes fruit.
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