Prioniturus

The Prioniturus includes ten parrot species native to the Philippines and Indonesia.

The central tail feathers are elongated with a bare shaft and a spatula-like end, which makes it very easy to distinguish Prioniturus from other parrot species.

 

 

Prioniturus discurus
Blue-crowned Racket-tail

Prioniturus flavicans
Yellow-breasted Racket-tail

Prioniturus luconensis
Green Racket-tail

Prioniturus mada
Buru Racket-tail

Prioniturus mindorensis
Mindoro Racket-tail

Prioniturus montanus
Montane Racket-tail

Prioniturus platenae
Blue-headed Racket-tail

Prioniturus platurus
Golden-mantled Racket-tail


Prioniturus verticalis
Blue-winged Racket-tail

Prioniturus waterstradti
Mindanao Racket-tail

Species & Subspecies

  • Prioniturus discurus (Vieillot, 1822) -¬†Blue-crowned Racket-tail
    • Prioniturus discurus discurus (Vieillot, 1822)
    • Prioniturus discurus whiteheadi (Salomonsen, 1953)
  • Prioniturus flavicans (Cassin, 1853) -¬†Yellow-breasted Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus luconensis (Steere, 1890) - Green Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus mada (Hartert, 1900) - Buru Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus mindorensis (Steere, 1890) - Mindoro Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus montanus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) - Montane Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus platenae (Blasius, W, 1888) - Blue-headed Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus platurus (Vieillot, 1818) - Golden-mantled Racket-tail
    • Prioniturus platurus platurus (Vieillot, 1818)
    • Prioniturus platurus sinerubris (Forshaw, 1971)
    • Prioniturus platurus talautensis (Hartert, 1898)
  • Prioniturus verticalis (Sharpe, 1893) - Blue-winged Racket-tail
  • Prioniturus waterstradti (Rothschild, 1904) - Mindanao Racket-tail
    • Prioniturus waterstradti waterstradti (Rothschild, 1904)
    • Prioniturus waterstradti malindangensis (Mearns, 1909)