Finsch's parakeet

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Finsch's parakeet
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Arini
Genus: Psittacara
Species: P. finschi
Binomial name
Psittacara finschi
(Salvin, 1871)

The Finsch's parakeet (Psittacara finschi), also known as the crimson-fronted parakeet or Finsch's conure, is a small green Neotropical parrot. It is found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and western Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

Description[edit]

The Finsch's parakeet is completely green with a red cap and bare white patch round its orange eye.

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