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Orange-fronted Parakeet

Aratinga canicularis

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The Orange-fronted Parakeet is a medium-sized parrot that ranges from western Mexico to Costa Rica. It eats seeds, flowers and fruits. It most often builds its nest in a termite nest. We saw the one at right at Laguna Manialtepec near Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.

Orange-fronted Parakeet

photo by Ruth Read

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