23 May, 2011

Orange-chinned Parakeet

Scientific Name: Brotogeris jugularis

Population Estimate: 500K to 5M

Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical lowland dry forest from Central America to northwestern South America.

Field Notes: Overall green parakeet with short, pointed tail in flight. When perched, orange chin is subtle but brown shoulder patch more prominent.

Personal Notes: Seen at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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