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Tag: birds of Colombia

The unlikely fortune of the Yellow-eared Parrot

The Yellow-eared Parrot is an endemic bird of Colombia that came back from the brink of extinction in a most unusual way. The bird lives in the mountains of Colombia, nesting exclusively in dead trunks surrounded by robust palms, mainly from the Quindio Wax palm, Ceroxylon quindiuense, Colombia’s national tree. Of course, the number of standing dead palms is just…

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