Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Forpus (6 species, 9 worldwide)

Forpus is a genus of sparrow-sized (around 13 cm.) green parrots, called Parrotlets


Pacific Parrotlet
Pacific Parrotlet (Forpus coelestis)
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info


Spectacled Parrotlet
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus caucae) Male and Female
Colombia  
   

A male with full bill.

Large-billed Parrotlet
Large-billed Parrotlet (Forpus crassirostris) Male
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia
  Once grouped with the Blue-winged Parrotlet. The large bill is hard to see.
   


Dusky-billed Parrotlet
Dusky-billed Parrotlet (Forpus modestus sclateri)
Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.


Green-rumped Parrotlet
Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus passerinus) Male
French Guiana  
   
Photograph by Michel GIRAUD-AUDINE   © All Rights Reserved.

Green-rumped Parrotlet
Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus cyanophanes) Female
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Male has some blue in the wings.


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Turquoise-winged Parrotlet (Forpus spengeli) ENDEMIC
   




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