Photo: Forpus Coelestis
Subvenuation: Real parrots
Rod: Sparrow parrots
Body length 12-12.5 cm. The main coloring of the green plumage. The crown is gray, the back is green-gray, the sacrum and the edges of the wings are blue, the tail is green. The beak is light gray, a brown iris. The females have no blue color on the wings and on the sacrum.
A female of a peaceful sparrow parrot
Live from Ecuador to Peru and in the western part of South America.
Inhabit subtropical and tropical forests.
The female lays from 4 to 6 eggs. After 3 weeks, chicks appear, and after a month they are getting ahead and fly out of the nest.
The most numerous and well -propagating type of genus for Forpus.
Other types of genus «Sparrow parrots»:
- Yellow -faced sparrow parrot
- Green -colored sparrow parrot
- The point of the sparrow parrot
- The dark -circuit sparrow parrot
- Mexican sparrow parrot