Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)

For some reason this species has evolved very different nesting habits compared to the other parrot species. It’s hard work making and maintaining these structures, so many use the underside of jabiru stork nests.

You can find trees with many of these nests along the rivers in Pantanal – some are quite large and noisy colonies.

It sounds like this:

Last updated on 7 December 2020