Red front paraba or Golden paraba (Paraba frente roja o Paraba dorada)

The Red front paraba or Golden paraba is a bird in danger of extinction. Its color is green, with the head and part of the wings yellow, green tail, long and narrow, red forehead covered with yellow wings and with scarlet red spots on body parts. It can measure from 55 to 65cm, and can weigh from 450-650 g. Presented on his head there is a frontal band and red headphones patches. The shoulders and legs are orange. The rest of the body is green and the tail feathers ending in a point. The little bare skin on the face is rosaceous, strong beak, and the orbital iris is orange. It nests in holes and cavities in high, rocky cliffs, from December to May. Nest sites are very scattered but always beside or near major rivers.

This species is moved to the cliffs inaccessible during the rainy season, where it nests. It lives in the dry valleys, where the vegetation is composed mostly of Soto.

paraba dorada

 

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