Birds of Colombia

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


Cobalt-winged Parakeet
Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera cyanoptera)
Reserva Natural Escondite, Putumayo, Colombia
  Note yellow forehead, orange chin, blue in wings and yellow on inside of upper wing.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Orange-chinned Parakeet
Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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

Tui Parakeet
Tui Parakeet (Brotogeris sanctithomae sanctithomae)
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


White-winged Parakeet
White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus)
Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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


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