from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An extensive genus of parrots of the family Psittacidæ (or a family Pionidæ), containing such species as P. menstruus and P. senilis of Brazil. Also, more correctly, Pionias.


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  • medium sized parrot that is native to Central and South America.

    7 sub species of Pionus of which the Blue Headed is the most popular

    August 2, 2009