Spot-winged Parrotlet (Touit stictopterus) - Exotic birds | Pets

Posted by pets | 8 May 2012

- Touit stictopterus

Spot-winged Parrotlet

Description:

17 to 18 cm.. height.

The Spot-winged Parrotlet (Touit stictopterus) It has a green overall coloration, clearer to the abdomen, wings brownish with white spots; below the tail opaque olive is yellow with blue edge.

The female differs from the male by feathers middle-lower wing which they are green; the forehead and the face They are yellowish green.

  • Sound of the Spot-winged Parrotlet.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Habitat:

Very rare species. Observed at the local level and in low densities in a Habitat in decline. Its population It is likely to be small and declining, with very small sub-populations in each known locality.
It inhabits on cloudy forests and semi-humid areas of seasonal crops, between 600 and 2400 m. Apparently performs altitudinal migrations, Perhaps conditioned by the supply of food.

Reproduction:

The reproduction It is performed in March.

Food:

Feed of fruit and maize.

Distribution:

Tamaño del área de distribución (reproducción/residente): 129.000 km2

It lives in the wild in the Andes, southern Central cordilleras and Eastern in Colombia, western Ecuador and North of Peru.

Conservation:

Globally it is in the category vulnerable (VU) and in Colombia in danger of extinction (IN). Deforestation in Andes It is their main threat.

In captivity:

Because of its condition It is not recommended that you keep this bird as a pet.

Alternative names:


- Spot-winged Parrotlet, Brown-shouldered Parrotlet, Emma's Parrotlet, Spot winged Parrotlet (inglés).
- Toui tacheté, Toui d'Emma (francés).
- Tüpfelpapagei, Tüpfel-Papagei (alemán).
- Spot-winged Parrotlet (portugués).
- Cotorrita Alipinta, Lorito de Alas Moteadas, Periquito Alipunteado (español).
- Periquito Alipunteado (Colombia).
- Periquito de Ala Punteada (Perú).

Philip Sclater

Philip Sclater

Scientific classification:

- Orden: Psittaciformes
- Familia: Psittacidae
- Genus: Touit
- Nombre científico: Touit stictopterus
- Citation: (Sclater, PL, 1862)
- Protónimo: Urochroma stictoptera

Images Spot-winged Parrotlet:


————————————————————————————————

Spot-winged Parrotlet (Touit stictopterus)

Sources:

Avibase
– Parrots of the World – Forshaw Joseph M
– Parrots A Guide to the Parrots of the World – Tony Juniper & Mike Parr
Birdlife
– Book parrots, Parrots and macaws Neotropical

Photos:

(1) – Urochroma stictoptera = Touit stictoptera by Joseph Wolf [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Sounds: (Xeno-canto)

Filed under: Birds, Birds, C, QRST | No comments »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Print Friendly, PDF & Email



Video Spot-winged Parrotlet

Anatomy of the Psitacidae


Anatomy-parrots-eng

Species of the genus Touit

raton

Use of cookies

This web site uses cookies so that you have the best user experience. If you continue browsing you are giving your consent for the acceptance of the aforementioned cookies and the acceptance of our cookies policy, Click the link for more information.plugin cookies

TO ACCEPT
Notice of cookies
WordPress lightbox