Birds of Colombia
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots) →
Genus: Forpus (6 species, 9 worldwide)
|Forpus is a genus of sparrow-sized (around 13 cm.) green parrots, called Parrotlets|
Once grouped with the Blue-winged Parrotlet. Once called the Large-billed Parrotlet, but the large bill is only slightly larger. Note female is all green while male has some blue on the wings.
Split from the Blue-winged Parrotlet, and found only in north Colombia. Like similar parrotlets, the female is all green while the male has a turquoise wings and rump.