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Due to continued deforestation of the Amazon rainforest these parakeets are losing more and more habitat. They are able to survive in dense secondary forest but are not found in agricultural landscapes. Furthermore, these birds are hunted, which is why they are classed as “endangered”.
|Classification||Order: parrots; family: Neotropical and Afrotropical|
|Diet||Fruits, flowers, seeds, berries and nuts|
|Habitat||Dense rainforest vegetation|
|Reproduction||4-6 eggs, incubation: 25 days|