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Photo by Glen Tepke.
Photo taken: Mismaloya, Jalisco, Mexico, 18 January 2008.
Forpus cyanopygius

Identification

Length 5 to 5.5 inches (12.5-14 cm). Green body, black-edged flight feathers, and gray feet, silvery gray beaks. Males have cyan (teal) blue colour on their rumps and under their wings.

Distribution

Pacific slope of western Mexico from southern Sonora to Colima.

Taxonomy

Habitat

Behaviour

Roams a variety of forest types in small flocks.

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