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Orange-chinned Parakeet (Brotogeris jugularis)
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ORANGE-CHINNED PARAKEET FACTSDescription
The Orange-chinned Parakeet, is a small mainly green with a patch of bright orange feathers under the beak. The wings have brown patches. The beak is a horn color. The eye is surrounded by a bare white ring, and the iris is dark brown.
scrub, deciduous forest, rainforest, plantations, forest clearings and edges, grassy areas with large trees, parks and gardens.
flowers, nectar, seeds, fruit
The Orange-chinned Parakeet nests is in a tree hole. The female lays a clutch of four to six white eggs. Eggs hatch after about 26 days. Young leave the nest about 42 days after hatching.
found in Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela.