Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Pyrrhura (4 species, 24 worldwide)

Flame-winged Parakeet
Flame-winged Parakeet (Pyrrhura calliptera) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Chingaza National Park, Cundinamarca, Colombia  

Maroon-tailed Parakeet
Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura)
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  

Maroon-tailed Parakeet
Maroon-tailed Parakeet (Pyrrhura melanura chapmani)
Flotencia, Caquetá, Colombia
  The chapmani race around Florencia, Caquet? has a white chest, crown, nape and collar.

Painted Parakeet
Painted Parakeet (Pyrrhura picta)
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The Painted Parakeet has many subspecies and deciding which is a subspecies and which should be a species is a challenge.

Santa Marta Parakeet
Santa Marta Parakeet (Pyrrhura viridicata) Endangered ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  

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