Pin-tailed Parrotfinch (Erythrura prasina) - Wiki
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[Photo] Pin-tailed Parrotfinch (Erythrura prasina) at San Diego Zoo, California. Source: Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/chavals/2128349576/). Date: Taken on September 16, 2007. Author: Chaval BR (www.flickr.com/photos/chavals/).
The Pin-tailed Parrotfinch Erythrura prasina is a common species of estrildid finch found in Southeast Asia: Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Burma, & Thailand. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 10,000,000 km².
It is found in subtropical/ tropical in both montane and lowland moist forest. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
On August 2, 2007 scientists on an expedition to the upper ranges of Mt. Mantalingahan in southern Palawan province in the Philippines announced the discovery, with other animals, of the Pin-tailed parrot finch, according to Dr. Lawrence Heaney, a biologist from the Chicago Field Museum.
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