Aratinga Finsha  ( lat. Aratinga finschi ) is a bird of the parrot family. Named after the German ornithologist Otto Finsch (1839-1917).
|International scientific name|
Aratinga finschi ( Salvin , 1871)
IUCN 3.1 Least Concern : 22685678
Body length about 28 cm; weight about 150 g. The main color of the plumage is green, shiny on the head. The abdomen is yellowish-green, the wings are dark green. He has red patches on his forehead and head. On the wings are shiny orange feathers. The tail is long and sharp. Pinkish beak with a darker tip. Feet from grayish pink to dark gray. The iris is orange-red.
They live in the east of Costa Rica , the south of Nicaragua , and the west of Panama .
Subtropical and humid tropical forests , fringes, coffee plantations and agricultural land with a few plants inhabit. Flocks of up to one hundred birds live. They feed on a variety of fruits, flowers, plants and grains. Sometimes they cause significant damage to corn crops and grain harvest.
Couples form for life. Nest in tree hollows. In the clutch from two to four eggs .
- Boehme R. L. , Flint V. E. The Bilingual Dictionary of Animal Names. Birds. Latin, Russian, English, German, French / Ed. ed. Acad. V. E. Sokolova . - M .: Rus. lang., "RUSSO", 1994. - S. 114. - 2030 copies. - ISBN 5-200-00643-0 .