Prioniturus

The genus 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.

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

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