Grey-breasted Parakeet Pyrrhura griseipectus


Anon. 2007. Pyrrhura griseipectus: the eleventh hour for the Grey-breasted Parakeet. Cyanopsitta: 17-19.

Anon. 2009. The Grey-breasted Parakeet: flagship for a unique forest. Cyanopsitta: 18-20.

Anon. 2014. New population of critically endangered parakeet found in north-east Brazil. World Birdwatch 36(3): 9.

Campos, A. A., Mobley, J. A. and Nunes, F. 2014. Das Schutzprojekt für den Salvadori-Weißohrsittich. Gefiederte Welt 138(8): 15-17.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N., Kirwan, G.M. and Sharpe, C.J. 2016. Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Fernandes-Ferreira, H., Mendonça, S.V., Albano, C., Ferreira, F.S. and Alves, R.R.N. 2012. Hunting, use and conservation of birds in Northeast Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation 21(1): 221-244.

Girão, W., Albano, C. & Campos, A.A. 2010. Inselbergs as habitat to the Critically Endangered Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus), an endemic species from northeastern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 18(2): 130-132.

Olmos, F.; Silva, W. A. G.; Albano, C. 2005. Grey-breasted Conure Pyrrhura griseipectus, an overlooked endangered species. Cotinga 24: 77-83.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pyrrhura griseipectus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grey-breasted-parakeet-pyrrhura-griseipectus on 05/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/10/2023.