The Blue-winged Amazon: A new parrot species from the Yucatán Peninsula

(PeerJ) In 2014, during a visit to a remote part of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, ornithologist Dr. Miguel A. Gómez Garza came across parrots with a completely different color pattern from other known species. A study published today in the open-access journal PeerJ names these birds as a new species based on its distinctive shape, color pattern, call and behavior.

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