Hapalopsittaca

The Hapalopsittaca genus includes four Neotropical species; all are native to the Andes of South America.

The species are small but stocky parrots about 22-24 cm long and mainly green.

While the population of the Black-winged Parrot is stable, the Rusty-faced Parrot and Red-faced Parrot are vulnerable and the Indigo-winged Parrot is critically endangered according to the IUCN Red List.

Species

Hapalopsittaca amazonina
Rusty-faced Parrot

Hapalopsittaca fuertesi
Fuertes’s Parrot

Hapalopsittaca melanotis
Black-winged Parrot

Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops
Red-faced Parrot

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