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Aratinga acuticaudata

Blue-crowned Parakeet

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Containing group: Aratinga

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Scientific Name Aratinga acuticaudata
Location Canudos, Bahia, Brazil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Aratinga acuticaudata_Blue-crowned Parakeet
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2008 Ciro Albano
Scientific Name Aratinga acuticaudata haemorrhous
Location Pousada Rio Claro (Pantanal lodge), Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Comments The conditions were impossible for a good photo, but at least you can see two key field marks: the red at the base of the undertail, and the lack of any red or yellow in the bend of the wing. Thanks to Rasmus Boegh for correctly identifying the race, based on the mostly pale lower mandible and the lack of blue on the cheeks.
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Rasmus Boegh
Behavior This pair was taking shelter from the mid-day heat below the canopy of a small tree.
Source Photo Gallery: Parrots I
Copyright © Nick Athanas
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