Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Pyrilia (4 species, 7 worldwide)


Orange-cheeked Parrot
Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi aurantiigena) Near Threatened
Sacha Lodge, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Steve Riall   © All Rights Reserved.


Brown-hooded Parrot
Brown-hooded Parrot (Pyrilia haematotis)
Laguna Lagarto Lodge, Boca Tapada, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.


Rose-faced Parrot
Rose-faced Parrot (Pyrilia pulchra)
Agua Clara, Buenaventura, Colombia
  A medium-sized parrot.
   


Saffron-headed Parrot
Saffron-headed Parrot (Pyrilia pyrilia) Near Threatened
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Manakin Nature Tours - Luis UrueƱa   © All Rights Reserved.

A beautiful parrot found in lowlands on Colombia, Venezuela, and a bit of Panama. One or two records from Ecuador far from main population.


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Bolivia       Cuba