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Photo by tomjenner
Choluteca, Honduras, November 2005
Psittacara strenuus



Nicaragua, in the El Chocoyero - El Brujo Protected Area. The nesting sites lay within this protected area, but the birds still face threats from the outside world when they leave the reserve to feed.


Formerly placed in genus Aratinga.

This is a monotypic species[1].




  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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