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Mountain Parakeet

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Golden-fronted Parakeet, Robert's Parakeet Alternate name
Bolborhynchus aurifrons - Psilopsiagon aurifrons Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
18 cm Length
Subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, up to 3500m. Found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile & Peru. Habitat-Altitude-Range
5 White eggs, nests in a crevice or a hole in ground. Clutch
Seed, buds, tender shoots, legumes and berries. Food  
Gregarious Habits
1609 World Number
Least concern Status

view photos  Jan 26, 2006 Photo by Charles Hesse all rights reserved

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Mountain Parakeet song?
(Psilopsiagon aurifrons)
Ramiro Yabar XC29838
16-06-2004, Peru

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