Jandaya parakeet is a bird of the parrot family.
Parakeet very colorful: yellow gold head and chest, with facial mask around his eyes bright orange; back, wings and tail green; green flight feathers with the tip of blue and black; ring perioftalmico white, brown iris; beak and black legs. In the lower parts appear mixed yellow and light green. He cut around 30 cm. The immature individuals have a brown overall with soft green chest and abdomen red-orange.
This parrot lives in the east-central Brazil, in the provinces of Alagoas, Pernambuco, Ceara, Maranhao, Piaui, and Goias.
Generally only he lives with the couple or in small flocks of 30 to 50 individuals who seek refuge and protection in the primary forest.
Nesting occurs in hollow trees where the female lays 3-4 eggs that begins to hatch after the deposition of the last.
Incubation usually lasts 28 days and the young fly away in about 8 weeks after hatching.
Feeding:Naturally it has a fondness for various fruits, including mango and cashew as well as palm nuts, and an unfortunate attraction to plants cultivated by man.