November 11, 2012

The Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae)

Photo provided by Steve Nekochan

Publications Mentioning Tui Parakeets:
  • Brightsmith, Donald J. (April 2006), "The Psittacine Year: What drives annual cycles in Tambopata's parrots?" VI International Parrot Convention in Loro Parque, Tenerife, Spain. [pdf]
  • Brightsmith, Donald. (Feb. 2000), "What Eats Parrots?" Bird Talk.
  • Brightsmith, Donald J. (2004), "Nest sites of termitarium nesting birds in SE Peru," Ornitologia Neotropical, 15: 319-330. [pdf]
  • Burger, Joanna and Gochfeld, Michael. (2003), "Parrot behavior at a Rio Manu (Peru) clay lick: temporal patterns, associations, and antipredator responses," Acta Ethologica, 6(1): 23-34. doi:10.1007/s10211-003-0080-y.
  • Clubb, S.L. and Frankel, J.K. (1992), "Sarcocystis falcutala of opossums: transmission by cockroaches with fatal pulmonary disease in psittacine birds," The Journal of Parasitology. [JSTOR]
  • Cotton, P. A. (2001), "The Behavior and Interactions of Birds Visiting Erythrina fusca Flowers in the Colombian Amazon." Biotropica, 33: 662–669. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2001.tb00223.x.
  • DeLucca, E.J., L.R. Shirley and C. Lanier. (1991), "Karyotype Studies in Twenty-two Species of Parrots (Psittaciformes: Aves)," Revista Brasileira de Genetica, 14: 73-98. (mentions Tui and canary wing). [pdf]
  • Gilardi, K.V., L.J. Lowenstine, J.D. Gilardi, and C.A. Munn. (Oct. 1995), "A survey for selected viral, chlamydial, and parasitic diseases in wild dusky-headed parakeets (aratinga weddellii) and tui parakeets (Brotogeris sanctithomae) in Peru," Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 31(4): 523-528. [pdf]
  • Gilardi, K.V.K.; L.J. Lowenstine, and C. Munn. (1994), "Viral Diseases in Free-Ranging Dusky-Headed Parakeets (Aratinga-Weddellii) and Tui Parakeets (Brotogeris sanctithomae) in Peru," American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians Annual Conference. Proceedings., 140-141. 
  • Harris, Robbie. (Dec. 1992), "The First U.S. Breeding of the Tui Parakeet," ASA Avicultural Bulletin, 10,12-15.
  • Samuelson, Phillip. (April 1997), "Iquitos, Peru: A Bird Lover's Paradise," Bird Talk, 15: 30-32,34-38,40 (briefly mentions Tui & canary wing).