[NANDAY PARAKEET]

Aratinga nenday

Status:  No accepted records.

Taxonomy:  No subspecies are recognized (Gill and Donsker 2017).

Comments: A pair with bands, considered to be obvious escapes, were seen flying around a sunflower patch at a Lincoln, Lancaster Co golf course 22-23 Sep 1990 (Thomas Labedz, personal communication).

Caged birds have been released in some areas of the US where self-sustaining populations have established; these are Los Angeles, California, San Antonio, Texas, and several areas of Florida including St. Petersburg, Pasco County, St. Augustine, Manatee County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County (Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanday_parakeet).

Literature Cited

Gill, F., and D. Donsker (Eds). 2017. IOC World Bird List (v 7.3), accessed 30 January 2018.

Recommended Citation

Silcock, W.R., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018. Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday), Version 1.0. In Birds of Nebraska — Online. www.BirdsofNebraska.org


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