Friday, February 19, 2016

Endangered Puerto Rican Parrots

El Yunque National Forest
Puerto Rico

The endangered Puerto Rican parrot is an endemic species, unique to Puerto Rico, and found nowhere else in the world.  The distinctive features of this colorful bird are a white eye ring, blue underwing, red crown and white beak.

Photo: J. Scott Graham

The sender writes:
Our tour guide said there was less than 100 of these parrots left.  They are working to try to help them survive. 

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