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Parakeet, Hispaniolan
 
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Scientific Name:
Psittacara chloropterus
Location(s):
Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Global, Haiti, Puerto Rico Read more
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IUCN
The population is estimated to number 2,500-9,999 individuals based on an assessment of known records, descriptions of abundance and range size. This is consistent with recorded population density estimates for congeners or close relatives with a similar body size, and the fact that only a proportio ...
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Wikipedia
The bird is a medium-sized parakeet, evenly colored green, with a long and pointed tail, pale beak and legs, white eye-ring and red patch on the wing's wrist area. Sexes are identical; the bird is highly gregarious, forming flocks which can surpass several dozen individuals. The only similar bird in its native range is the possibly introduced Olive-throated Parakeet, from which it can be readily differentiated mainly by wing patches that are blue, instead of red. ...
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