Orange-fronted Parakeet

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Orange-fronted Parakeet

The Orange-Fronted Parakeet (Eupsittula canicularis), also known as “Catano” dwells from W Mexico to Costa Rica.

22.5cm (9”), 80g. Blue in wings and noticeable facial pattern. Mostly green, below paler and yellower; breast tinged with olive; wing-linings yellowish-olive; remiges blue; tail tipped with blue; forehead orange; crown dull blue. Iris yellow; eye-ring orange-yellow; bill whitish to pale horn; feet dull grayish. Young: Orange of forehead less extensive (not extending to lores)

Common Name: Orange-fronted Parakeet
Scientific Name: Eupsittula canicularis
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