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Red-lored Parrot

(Amazona autumnalis)

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Identification:

Mid-sized green parrot with red forehead and blue tinge on headfeathers; often some yellow on face; red and blue patches on wings, seen mostly in flight; to 34cm (13in). (Loro Frentirrojo, Loro).

Habitat:

Low and middle elevation wet forests, 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.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja 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.


Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis), Costa Rica