Birds of Colombia

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

Yellow-eared Parrot
Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis) Vulnerable
Tolima, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A small parrot found very locally in noisy groups in the Andes at around 2500m. Usually found around wax palms, which are used for food and nesting. Now very rare in Ecuador, so perhaps now a Colombian endemic species.

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