Finsch's parakeet

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

The crimson-fronted parakeet (Psittacara finschi), also known as Finsch's 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 forest and heavily degraded former forest.


The crimson-fronted parakeet is completely green with a red cap and bare white patch round its orange eye.