Blue-crowned parakeets are extremely sociable and may live in flocks of up to 100 individuals.
These birds are very adaptable. When food is scarce, they can adjust their diet more easily than similar bird species.
Central South America
Forests and grasslands
Up to 7 oz
Length: 11-12 in
Fruits, seeds and nuts
Rats, birds of prey and snakes
Puff out feathers to appear larger
Lay 2-3 eggs at one time
Habitat loss, collection for the pet trade and rats
Up to 30 yrs in human care