Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala) CAPTIVE pet belong to the Huaorani Indians. It lives in the house and travels with them when they visit other communities.
Amazon Rain Forest. ECUADOR. South America
These parrots are usually found in groups of 3 - 8 birds just move in and above the canopy. They often perch on protruding limbs. Rarely associate with other parrot species. They feed on small fruits of various palms.
HABITAT & RANGE: Common & conspicuous in canopy and borders of humid forest in lowlands of the east below 400 meters.