A large green parrot with bluetinge on top of head; touches of red and blue on wings, seen mostly in flight; end of tail lighter green or yellowish; whitish eye-ring; to 38 cm (15in). (Loro Verde, Loro).
Lowland wet forest, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in wooded areas, forest edges, and tree plantations.
Found in the following Parks:
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.
If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books
The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.