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Emerald Parakeet Alternate name
Enicognathus ferrugineus Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
34 cm Length
Forest, shrubland & agricultural land, uo to 2,000m. In:- Argentina & Chile. Habitat-Altitude-Range
5-6 White eggs Clutch
Seed pollen, bamboo, nuts, acorns, fruits, berries and leaf buds. Food  
Gregarious: Americas most southernly parrot. Habits
1605                                 World Number

Least concern


Photo by Arthur Grosset

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Austral Parakeet calls perched pair
(Enicognathus ferrugineus)
Niels Krabbe XC47100
8-2-1984, Argentina


Austral Parakeet

Photo by Helmut Mueller all rights reserved



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