The El Oro Parakeet is one of the rarest parrots in the world and has an highly Endangered status. It is endemic to a small...

The El Oro Parakeet is one of the rarest parrots in the world and has an highly Endangered status. It is endemic to a small...
Species: El Oro Parakeet   Pyrrhura orcesi
Author: Dusan M. Brinkhuizen
Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Added to IBC: 14 Jun 2014 - 08:36
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Altitude (m): 
331 meters
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...region in southwest Ecuador where habitat destruction is continuing at an alarming rate. Luckily, part of the population is being actively protected by the Jocotoco Foundation and birds are nesting successfully in nest boxes put out by volunteers.Photo from HBW World Bird Photo Contest 2014

Citation

Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1059401. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1059401.

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1059401. Photo of El Oro Parakeet Pyrrhura orcesi at Buenaventura Reserve, Ecuador. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1059401.

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