Montane racket-tail

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Montane racket-tail
Prioniturus montanus 1984 stamp of the Philippines.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Prioniturus
P. montanus
Binomial name
Prioniturus montanus

The montane racket-tail, also called Luzon racket-tail (Prioniturus montanus) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to northern Luzon in the Philippines.


It eats berries, seeds and nuts.[2]


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Prioniturus montanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Montane Racquet-tail( Prioniturus montanus) - BirdLife species factsheet

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