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Orange-chinned Parakeet

(Brotogeris jugularis)

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Identification:

Small green parrot with orange chin and brownish shoulders; extensive yellow patches under wings, seen in flight; to 18cm (7 in). (Periquito Barbinaranja, Perico).

Habitat:

Low and middle elevation wet and dry forests. Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in more open wooded areas, forest edges, and 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.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional 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.


Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis), Costa Rica