Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Leptosittaca (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Golden-plumed Parakeet
Golden-plumed Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in noisy groups in the Andes at around 2500m, and large for a parakeet.

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