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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Monk Parakeet

Monk Parakeet

Myiopsitta monachus

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The Monk Parakeet is a beautifully marked Parakeet that is abundant throughout north and central Argentina.  It is often persecuted due to its communal nesting behaviour and noisy disposition.

It is predomanantly bright green with a grey forehead and throat.  The breast gives the impression of being wavy grey/white.  The trailing edge of the wing is a bright blue which is normally seen in flight

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