Posted by pets | 18 January 2012

Grey-cheeked Parakeet

Brotogeris pyrrhopterus


20 cm.. height.

The Grey-cheeked Parakeet (Brotogeris pyrrhoptera) discovered in 1801. Is difference for them cheeks and sides neck grey, crown up to almost the nape, blue, bill yellowish, armpit reddish orange (only visible in flight), tail long and pointed, the rest of the body green.

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Posted by pets | 27 December 2011

Green-rumped Parrotlet

Green-rumped Parrotlet


13-14 cm.. height.

The Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus) is the psittacine smaller that can be found on the American continent. It is distinguished by being green, with a brighter green in the front, cheeks, lower part of the body and behind the neck; … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 17 November 2011

Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaw


90 to 100 cm.. of length and a weight of 1,5 to 1,7 kg.

The Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) is the largest parrot; has a distinctive coloration, mostly blue intense, with different colors. Wings and tail below black.

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