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The Bonaire subspecies of the Brown-throated Parakeet (A. p. xanthogenia) has a richer yellow on the face that distinguishes it from the more faded yellow of the Aruba subspecies (A. p. arubensis). They are endemic to Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao; the ABC islands, This photograph is of the Bonaire sub-species, with a more yellow head. They are feeding on the fruit a the columnar cacti in Washington Slagbaai National Park. These parakeets are not uncommon, but they are flighty, and will fly away if approached.
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- Janet MacCausland © Janet MacCausland
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- Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao, NA, & Roatan