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Burrowing Parakeet
2009-04-14 16:09:46

The Burrowing Parakeet (Cyanoliseus patagonus), also known as the Patagonian Conure, is a species of bird that is mainly found in Argentina. There is a reduced population that exists in Chile as well. Some Argentine populations migrate to Uruguay for the winter months. Sometimes strong winds from the west will bring some birds as far as the Falkland Islands. Its habitat is the arid bush steppe...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'