Data for:
San Mateo, California, United States
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Psittaciformes > Psittacidae

Red-masked Parakeet

Psittacara erythrogenys

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Identification

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A medium-sized green parakeet with a long tail and red underwings and thighs (red on the thighs not easy to see). Similar to Mitred Parakeet, but usually has more red on the face, extending below and behind the eye, as well as red patches on the underwing. Usually seen in pairs or flocks of up to 30 birds in lowland dry forest. Calls are loud screeches. Introduced to the Hawaiian Islands and California.

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