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(Redirected from Forpus xanthopterygius crassirostris)
Includes: Turquoise-winged Parrotlet; Large-billed Parrotlet
12â€“13 cm (4Â¾-5 in)
Female: all green, yellow tinge on head and flanks
Forpus crassirostris has also been used as the scientific name for this species, even though the majority of world wide checklists now use Forpus xanthopterygius
Three subspecies are recognized by Clements1:
Some resources recognize F. crassirostris as a full species: Large-billed Parrotlet3.
Cerrado, semi-open and shrubby areas, riverine thickets, forest borders, city parks, open woods, savanna.
They nest in tree holes or use nests from other species, such as Rufous Hornero. There is little extra information available.
Their diet consists mainly of fruits, seeds, grass seeds and catkins.
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