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  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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