Birds of the World BETA

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Psittacara (12 species)


Socorro Parakeet
Socorro Parakeet (Psittacara brevipes)
Range: MA: Socorro I.
Isla Socorro, Mexico  
   
Photograph by Amy McAndrews     Copyright and usage info

Found only on the island of Socorro.

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Hispaniolan Parakeet (Psittacara chloropterus) Vulnerable
Range: NA: Hispaniola
   



Red-masked Parakeet
Red-masked Parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys) Near Threatened
Range: SA: w Ecuador and nw Peru
 
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Cuban Parakeet
Cuban Parakeet (Psittacara euops) Vulnerable
Range: NA: Cuba
Las Terrazas National Park, Cuba  
   
Photograph by Patty McGann     Copyright and usage info


Finsch's Parakeet
Finsch's Parakeet (Psittacara finschi)
Range: MA: Nicaragua to Panama
Zoo, Alajuela, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


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Cordilleran Parakeet (Psittacara frontatus) Near Threatened
Range: SA: w Ecuador to s Peru
   


Split from the [Scarlet-fronted Parakeet], which is found in Colombia and Venezuela, and is similarly green with red forehead. Note no red touching eye, and no large white area around eye (see [Mitred Parakeet]).

Green Parakeet
Green Parakeet (Psittacara holochlorus)
Range: MA: nw, e, s Mexico
La Concordia, Chiapas, Mexico  
   
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

Very similar to [Pacific Parakeet]. May have a few scattered red spots.

White-eyed Parakeet
White-eyed Parakeet (Psittacara leucophthalmus)
Range: SA: Amazonia and sc
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Mitred Parakeet
Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus)
Range: SA: c Peru to nw Argentina
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Compare to [Cordilleran Parakeet]. Note white around eye and red blotches in face. Found in arid Andean areas up to 4000m.

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Red-throated Parakeet (Psittacara rubritorquis)
Range: MA: s Guatemala, Honduras and n Nicaragua
   



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Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara strenuus)
Range: MA: s Mexico to n Nicaragua
   


Compare to [Green Parakeet].

Scarlet-fronted Parakeet
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet (Psittacara wagleri) Near Threatened
Range: SA: Colombia and n Venezuela
Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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