Grey-cheeked Parakeet Brotogeris pyrrhoptera


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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Brotogeris pyrrhoptera. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.