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. Forehead

Barred Parakeet
Barred Parakeet (Bolborhynchus lineola)
Photograph by Timo Helgert     Copyright and usage info

Green parakeet with some horizontal barring. Rarely seen perched.

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