Posted by pets | 28 November 2016

Orange-cheeked Parrot

Orange-cheeked Parrot

Description:

The Orange-cheeked Parrot (Pyrilia barrabandi) measured, approximately, 25 cm., has the head and throat black, except for the bright colored area amarillento-naranja that goes from the base of the bill up to the lower cheek well behind the eyes.

Upperparts green, lesser coverts, … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 22 November 2016

Maroon-tailed Parakeet

Maroon-tailed Parakeet

Description:

26-28 cm.. height.

The Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura) is distinguishable mainly by the tail and wings blackish (visible in flight); has the lores, the forecrown, the crown and the rear area of the neck, brownish, with reddish-brown tips more … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 3 October 2016

Peach-fronted Parakeet

Peach-fronted Parakeet

Description:

A length between 23-28 cm. and a weight between 74-94 g.

The Peach-fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula aurea) has the forecrown bright orange; the crown a deep blue color.

Each eye It is surrounded by a circle of small orange feathers, delimited in the anterior zone with blue; … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 29 May 2016

Mitred Parakeet

Mitred Parakeet

Description:

Of 31 to 38 cm.. length and a weight between 219 and 275 g.

The Mitred Parakeet (Psittacara mitratus) has the forecrown reddish brown with a fusion of bright red at the front of the crown; the lores and cheeks hasta la parte traseraRead the rest

Posted by pets | 5 April 2016

Pacific Parakeet

Pacific Parakeet

Description:

Of 33 cm.. length.

The Pacific Parakeet (Psittacara strenuus) has most of its plumage bright green. The underparts are yellowish. Some birds may have some feathers Orange at neck and throat in variable patterns. Blue tint on primary covertsRead the rest

Posted by pets | 31 March 2016

Nanday Parakeet

Nanday Parakeet

Description:

Of a length between 32-37 cm.. and a weight between 120-141 g..

The Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday) has the forecrown, crown, lores previous and most of the cheeks tiznadas black: both sides of the neck and ear-coverts green … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 14 March 2016

Maroon-fronted Parrot

Maroon-fronted Parrot

Description:

Between 40 and 45 cm.. length and 300 g. of weight.

The Maroon-fronted Parrot (Rhynchopsitta terrisi) It has a size slightly larger than the Thick-billed Parrot. Its bill is large, hooked and curved black. Of tail corta en comparación a otrosRead the rest

Posted by pets | 21 January 2016

Military Macaw

Military Macaw

Description:

70 to 85 cm.. length and a weight between 900 and 1100 g..

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) has a dark green color. The head is a green slightly clearer and the crown blue. The back and the part … Read the rest

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Anatomy of the Psitacidae


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Species of the genus Ara

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