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Cobalt-winged Parakeet

The Cobalt-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris cyanoptera) is a species of bird in the Psittacidae family, the true parrots.

It is found in the eastern Andean foothills, the far western Amazonian regions in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia; in Brazil, the Amazon Basin states of Amazonas, Acre, and Rondonia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

Extreme western Amazon Basin range/Andean foothills

The range of the Cobalt-winged Parakeet is in the extreme western Amazon Basin in Brazil's states's of Amazonas, Acre, and Rondonia, part of the North Region; also from north to south, southernmost Venezuela, eastern Colombia-Ecuador-Peru, and northern and central Bolivia, and in Bolivia within the tributary rivers to the Madeira River flowing northeast to the Amazon River. One small disjunct, localized population occurs in Bolivia's northeast border region near the Guapore River headwaters.


BirdLife International 2004. Brotogeris cyanoptera. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

External links

World Parrot Trust Parrot Encyclopedia - Species Profiles

Cobalt-winged Parakeet videos on the Internet Bird Collection

Cobalt-winged Parakeet photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res

Photo-Medium Res; Article tekipaki–"Parrots and Macaws"

Photo-High Res--with Synopsis; Article greenbackedheron—"Sacha Lodge", Ecuador

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