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Alternative name: White-breasted Parakeet

Pyrrhura albipectus
Photo by djohnston
Podocarpus NPi, Ecuador, March, 2015


24 cm. Dusky crown with pale grey fringes on hind part, thin red frontal band, yellow-and-green scaled cheeks and orange ear-coverts, full white collar and yellow breast, green belly and rest of upperparts, green wings with red primary coverts and carpal area, and bluish primaries, green tail, dull red on underside. Immature lacks frontal band and has paler ear-coverts.


South-east Ecuador and northern Peru.



Upper tropical forest.


The diet includes fruit, seeds and flowers.

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