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Blue-winged Parrotlet

Forpus xanthopterygius


The Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius) is the smaller bird of its family (Psittacidae) in Brazil. The males have blue on the bend of the wing, underwing-coverts, lower back and rump (like this one in the picture) while females are completely green.

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Iranduba, Brazil

Spotted on Mar 23, 2009
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012

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