Patagonian Burrowing Parrot

Patagonian Burrowing Parrot

The burrowing parakeet is remarkable for the fact that it forms the largest breeding colonies known amongst the Psittacidae (parrot family). Like most parrots, this species has colorful plumage, which is mostly olive-brown on the head, upperparts and breast, and yellow on the lower back, tail and lower underparts.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME CYANOLISEUS PATAGONUS
WHERE IN THE WILD? OPEN GRASSLAND, SAVANNAS, CLIFFS OF ARGENTINA AND URAGUAY
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? SEEDS, FRUITS, VEGETABLS
LIFE EXPECTANCY