Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Bolborhynchus (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Rufous-fronted Parakeet
Rufous-fronted Parakeet (Bolborhynchus ferrugineifrons) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

Only found around Nevado del Ruiz. Often seen eating grass seeds.

Barred Parakeet
Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola)
 
   
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Green parakeet with some horizontal barring. Rarely seen perched.


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