Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
Photo: Chris Orr/Great Backyard Bird Count Participant
|Family||African and New World Parrots|
|Habitat||In its native South America it is found more frequently in open woodlands, savannas, and may prefer disturbed savannas and towns. In the U.S. it prefers open habitat, towns and will commonly be found alongside the similar White-winged Parakeet, even nesting in the same tree.|
4-5 eggs are laid in cavities in dead trees and palm fronds.
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