red on belly, tail, and face; otherwise mostly green (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Ochre-marked Parakeet
Pyrrhura cruentata

Native Range: South America

Notes: native to forested lands in Brazil, but its populationshave become increasingly fragmented by deforestation and agriculturization; nests in tree cavities; listed as endangered in CITES Appendix I and protected by Brazilian law.

yellow patch behind ear; scaly look to throat (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

dark bill; light eye-ring (Zoo; 2008-10-21)