Indigo-winged Parrot

Indigo-winged Parrot

The Indigo-winged Parrot (Hapalopsittaca fuertesi), also known as Fuertes's Parrot, is a critically endangered parrot which has a highly restricted range on the west slope of the Central Andes of Colombia. The Indigo-winged Parrot is about a foot long and is green with indigo wing feathers, red shoulders, and a blue crown. The bird's pale ivory bill has chestnut feathers at the base. It was rediscovered in 2002 after an absence of 91 years. It was rediscovered on the slopes of a volcano.


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