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2011-07-14 10:39:47

The different populations of the South American Burrowing Parrot originated in Chile The Andes of southern South America form a hostile mountain range with glaciers, salty deserts and meager high elevation steppes. Birds from more moderate climate zones cross this mountain range only rarely. Nevertheless, many species live on both sides of the Andes, as in the case of the Burrowing Parrot Cyanoliseus patagonus. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, together with...