Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Status: The Bonaparte’s Parakeet is rare and poorly known in the two areas in Peru where this parakeet is known to occur. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Br.
Name in Spanish: Perico de Bonaparte.
Sub-species: Bonaparte’s Parakeet (Pyrrhura lucianii), Deville, 1851.
Meaning of Name: Pyrrhura: Gr. purhos= flame colored, red. Ouros= tailed. lucianii: in honor of the French ornithologist, Prince of Canino and Musignano and Prince Bonaparte, Jules Lucien Laurent, later called Charles Lucien Jules Laurent-(1803-1857).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.