From The Field ... Amazona Oratrix Belizensis

  title={From The Field ... Amazona Oratrix Belizensis},
  author={Jack Clinton-Eitniear},
The sun was setting into the distant horizon, creating one of the most magnificent of sunsets I had yet observed in the tropics. Among the distant treetops, a familiar call was barely audible. Described by Paul Slud as a "kurr-owk, kurr-owk!' it is easily recognized as that of the Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix) as it sounds like no other psittacine that inhabits the area. Proceeding a short distance further up the highway, we located the parrots in a Caribbean pine tree, twisting and… CONTINUE READING