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UN NUEVO REGISTRO DEL LORO OREJIAMARILLO (OGNORHYNCHUS ICTEROTIS: PSITTACIDAE) EN LA CORDILLERA ORIENTAL COLOMBIANA A New Record of the Yellow-Eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis: Psittacidae) in the Eastern Andes of Colombia

@inproceedings{MurciaNova2009UNNR,
  title={UN NUEVO REGISTRO DEL LORO OREJIAMARILLO (OGNORHYNCHUS ICTEROTIS: PSITTACIDAE) EN LA CORDILLERA ORIENTAL COLOMBIANA A New Record of the Yellow-Eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis: Psittacidae) in the Eastern Andes of Colombia},
  author={Marjhy Andrea Murcia-Nova and Diego Beltran-Alvarado and Lyndon Carvajal-Rojas},
  year={2009}
}
The Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis) is a near-endemic Colombian species catalogued as critically threatened (CR) according to the UICN, owing especially to the fragmentation and loss of its natural habitat and to subsistence hunting. We observed ca. 30 individuals in a very humid premontane forest in the municipality of San Luis de Cubarral (Meta), associated with the palm Dictyocaryum lamarckianum. This record represents an important extension of its currently known distribution… CONTINUE READING
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