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Green Parakeet

Psittacara holochlorus

Length: 11-12 inches Wingspan: 17-19 inches Seasonality: Non-resident in South Dakota
ID Keys: Green overall, yellow-orange bill, lighter greenish-yellow underside

Green Parakeet - Psittacara holochlorusThe Zone-t

Habitat: Found i

Diet: Feeds

Behavior: Soar

Nesting: Th

Song: The most common call is a high-pitched shrieking given in flight.

Migration: Considered a permanent resident throughout its range.

Interactive eBird map: Click here to access an interactive eBird map of Green Parakeet sightings

Similar Species: Disti

Conservation Status: Populations of Green Parakeet are widespread in their native range, and they are common in many parts of that range.  Overall populations do seem to be decreasing, but the declines are not at a level at which the species would be considered to be in peril. The IUCN lists the Green Parakeet as a species of "Least Concern".

Further Information: 1) WhatBird - Green Parakeet

2) Cornell's NeoTropical Birds - Green Parakeet

3) BirdLife International - Green Parakeet

Photo Information: Photo by Vince Smith - Photo licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License


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Green Parakeet - Range Map
South Dakota Status: Non-resident in South Dakota

Additional Green Parakeet Photos (coming soon!!)