- Psittacara euops
- Bright green
- Red spots on head, breast, neck
- White bare skin around iris
- Red at bend of wing
South-western Cuba (Zapata Swamp); formerly Isle of Pines.
This is a monotypic species.
Formerly placed in genus Aratinga.
Grassland where palms grow, woodland edges, and forests.
They fly in small flocks.
They nest in termite nests or tree holes. The 3-5 eggs are incubated for 22 days; the young fledging 45-50 days later.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Arthur Grosset
- CaÃ±izares Morera, Maikel and Eduardo E. IÃ±igo-Elias. 2013. Cuban Parakeet (Psittacara euops), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online.
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