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).
Gill, F., and D. Donsker (Eds). 2017. IOC World Bird List (v 7.3), accessed 30 January 2018.
Silcock, W.R., and J.G. Jorgensen. 2018. Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday). In Birds of Nebraska — Online. www.BirdsofNebraska.org
Birds of Nebraska – Online
Updated 13 Jul 2018