gray forehead, throat, and breast (Florida, USA; 2008-01-02)

Monk Parakeet
Myiopsitta monachus

Native Range: South America

Notes: a medium-sized light -fronted parakeet that builds communal stick nests; widely introduced outside its native range, for example into several cities in the USA where it has established small feral populations; no sexual dimorphism.

long pointed tail, light colored bill (Florida, USA; 2008-01-02)

dorsal view; green upperparts (Florida, USA; 2008-01-02)

perched on a palm frond (Brazil; 2007-11-09)