|Dusky-billed Parrotlet Forpus
(aka Forpus sclateri)
Brazilian name: Tuim de bico escuro
|Carajás, Pará, Brazil
The Dusky-billed Parrotlet is distributed in the Amazon Basin. There is a distribution map on NatureServe. It is found in humid lowland forest particularly along rivers. They are noisy in flight but tend to be quiet when perched.
|The main identifying feature
is the dusky bill which is a lighter grey on the mandible. The
male has a blue rump and has blue on the wings but this can be
inconspicuous. The female is all green.
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