Ochre-marked parakeet

One of the largest among Pyrrhura parakeets, the Ochre-marked Parakeet is endemic to lowland humid forests of coastal areas of southeastern Brazil. The diet consists mainly of tree-fruits, seeds, flowers and berries. It nests in a tree cavity. The female usually lays between two to four eggs.

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The Ochre-marked parakeet is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Ochre-marked Parakeet), both recorded recently on a visit to the CVRD Linhares reserve and unfeatured on the website before my contribution. My last guiding trip helped my client top the 1000 new species in a calendar year ! I happened to be the last trip in this world-birders year, in which he saw 1031 species for the first time, I managed to provide 131 lifers in his 7night/8day visit. More

on a roost, and a flock of stunning Ochre-marked Parakeets that we taped into some palms at point-blank range in beautiful afternoon sun. The mammals even gave the birds a run for their money here, as we were treated to fine views of two Brazilian tapirs and a daytime ocelot, which vied with our earlier spectacular views of buffy-headed marmosets (from Caetés and Nova Lombardia) for best mammals of the trip. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Pyrrhura
Species : cruentata
Authority : (Wied, 1820)