|White-eyed Parakeet Psittacara
(aka Aratinga leucophthalmus Brazilian name: Periquitão-maracanã
The White-eyed Parakeet is distributed
extensively in South America east of the Andes and north of the
River Plate. It is found in a wide variety of habitats from rain
forest to savanna.
It feeds on fruit, seeds (including arable crops such as maize), flowers and insects.
|There are recordings on
xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information
available via Avibase. There is also a page on
Jeremy Minns recording is of the flock of between 500 and 1,000 birds part of which is seen in photo 2.
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