Olive-throated Parakeet Eupsittula nana

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Olive-throated Parakeet
eBird range map for Olive-throated Parakeet

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

Distributed from the Pacific slope in southern Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, continuing in the slope of the Caribbean in the Yucatan, Quintana Roo, north Chiapas, to western Panama, as well as Jamaica. This species makes local movements in resp

This species is a resident, and is considered common to frequent. There are sites in the Yucatan Peninsula where they are very abundant. It has been estimated that the range of occurrence of this species is approximately 11,000 km2, and the global populat

Distribution outside the Americas

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Common in a variety of woody habitats, from the margins or clearings of the rainforest to deciduous forests, and near agricultural lands. Inhabits between 0 - 1000 m asl.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/oltpar1