Crimson-fronted Parakeet

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Crimson-fronted Parakeet

The Crimson-fronted Parakeet (Psittacara finschi) is the largest Costa Rican parakeet. Found from SE Nicaragua to W Panama.

28cm (11”), 150g. Only long-tailed species with red under wing. Mostly green, below paler and yellower; forehead crimson; wing-linings orange red, mixed with yellow in carpal area; red spot on thigh; scattered red feathers on foreneck and face; flight feathers below yellowish. Iris orange; eye-ring white; bill horn-color with grayish tip; feet dull grayish. Young: Little or no red on forehead, neither on thigh or foreneck; wing-linings more orange.

Common Name: Crimson-fronted Parakeet
Scientific Name: Psittacara finschi
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