|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.
Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
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Songs and CallsShort squawks, and a chatter reminiscent of a slower, lower, red squirrel chatter. Noisy and incessant in flight. Quieter when in perched flocks.
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