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Yellow-naped Parrot

(Amazona auropalliata)

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A mid-sized green parrot with yellow patch on back of neck; red and blue patches on wings, seen mostly in flight; end of tail light green; to 34cm (13 in). (Lora de Nuca Amarilla, Loro).


Dry forests of northern Pacific slope; found in tree canopy in wooded areas, forest edges, and in agricultural areas.

Found in the following Parks:

Carara National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

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.

Yellow-naped Parrot (Amazona auropalliata), Costa Rica