Orange-chinned Parakeet Brotogeris jugularis

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Distinguishing Characteristics

18 - 19 cm. 53 - 65 g. Bill pale horn, hooked. Iris brown, with a thin line without feathers contouring the white eye. Body green. Present a small orange stain on the chin. It has a brown patch on the shoulder, and some of the feathers cover wings have sh

Similar Species

Orange-chinned Parakeet is similar to Barred Paraket (Bolborhynchus lineola), but the setter species has a black match on the shoulder and back bars on the wings, has no orange stain on the chin and has no white in the eye contour.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: