Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Brotogeris (4 species, 8 worldwide)


Cobalt-winged Parakeet
Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera cyanoptera)
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia
  Photograph of a yellow-winged race. Others have cobalt blue wings.
   

Orange-chinned Parakeet
Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

Common and seen in noisy flocks, in all types of habitats including cities.

Tui Parakeet
Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae sanctithomae)
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

White-winged Parakeet
White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus)
Peru  
   

See in large flocks, sometimes thousands, around the largest rivers in the Amazon.


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