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White-crowned parrots

Pionus senilis


24 cm parrots, with a white forehead and crown, dark blue head and neck, green body, and yellow-olive shoulder patch that can be notably seen in the second photo. Incredibly beautiful colors.


eastern Mexico to western Panama


I was enjoying a nice quiet cup of tea in the afternoon when I was interrupted by a lot of squawking. I thought the parrots would be quite close, given how loud they were, but they were actually quite far away. I cropped these photos quite a lot. Not sure what kind of behavior I observed but they went at it for a good 10 minutes.

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EmilieWatchesTrees 7 years ago

Ha! Great caption :)

AustinC 7 years ago

"Get off of my tree! You know this is MY tree!" Awesome series!

Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 29, 2014
Submitted on Apr 29, 2014

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