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Golden-capped Parakeet

Aratinga auricapillus

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Medium-sized parakeet with a long graduated tail. Usually seen in noisy groups in light woodland, savanna, farmland, and even urban areas. The body is mostly green and contrasts with its black bill, yellow crown, red forehead, and reddish belly patch. It has blue flight feathers, but in flight note the prominent orange underwings.

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