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Nanday conure

Aratinga nenday

Description:

Parrot like bird 13–15 in long, mostly green in color. Its most distinguishing characteristic, for which it is named, is its black facial mask and beak. It also shows black trailing flight feathers on its wings and has a long tail edged at the end in blue. The upper chest is bluish-green and the lower chest is a paler green. Feathers covering the thighs are red.

Habitat:

Coastal Palm and Sea grape planting. In this case they are in large numbers every day eating fruit from Sea Grapes


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Ocean Ridge, Florida, USA

Lat: 26.53, Long: -80.05

Spotted on Aug 14, 2014
Submitted on Sep 2, 2014

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