- Overall green
- Red face and forecrown
- Large red patch on wing. This is really obvious when wing is spread, such as in the first photo.
- Pinkish tinge to bill
Saturday, March 12, 2022
RED-MASKED PARAKEETS, BREWER PARK,MILLER DRIVE,SOUTH MIAMI,FLORIDA, 3/10/2022 - NEW SPECIES # 1,012 ON PHOTOGRAPHIC LIFE LIST
We can ID this Parakeet as a Red-masked Parakeet as follows:
The Red-masked Parakeet is native to southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru, where they live in jungle and deciduous forest. They can also thrive in semiarid regions, as well as in suburban regions. There are established feral populations in California, Hawaii and Miami, Florida area.
The Red-masked Parakeet is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 1,012.