Orange-chinned Parakeet Brotogeris jugularis

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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In the breeding season, groups are divided in pairs or family groups. During this time individuals spend the night and rest periods within the nests. When they find termitaries where to locate their nest, the couple alternated dug at the beginning. When t

They breed from January to May. Individuals Brotogeris jugularis nest in tree holes made by woodpeckers, sheltered by palm trees, opening holes in termitaries, in natural cavities, or occasionally in colonies in hollow of old stumps. At the beginning the

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: