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Parrots in My Costa Rican Neighborhood

One year ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Costa Rica is a country situated well south of the Tropic of Cancer and like most places without a winter, parrots are an essential part of the local avifauna. With 18 species of native Psittacids to choose from, birding in Costa Rica is always a thrill, especially for someone who grew up in parrotless Niagara Falls, New York!
Fancy bird like this Brown-hooded Parrot are common in many forested parts of the country.
I even see a few species of parrots and parakeets from my place, an apartment in the urban landscape of the Central Valley Without leaving the seat of my chair, I hear and see...
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