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Blue-crowned Racquet-tail Prioniturus discurus discurus  
Blue-crowned Racquet-tail
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :PICOP, Bislig, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines
Date : 18 February 2009
English synonyms:Blue-crowned Racquettail, Blue-headed Racquet-tail, Blue-crowned Racket-tailed Parrot, Philippine Racket-tailed Parrot, Blue-headed Racket-tailed Parrot, Blue-crowned Racket-tail, Blue-crowned Racquet-tailed Parrot
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, parakeets, lories, lorikeets, cockatoos, corellas, guaiabero & racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Philippines.

Note that the form mindorensis is now treated as a separate species - Mindoro Racquet-tail Prioniturus mindorensis.

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