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It inhabits the humid and very humid tropical and subtropical forests. Moderately common in the passage between the basins of Cauca and Nechí- near Ventanas (above Valdivia). In cloud forest with dense understory. The region where he lives is currently deforested to a large extent.

In the females, the upper and middle rectrices are bronze-green. The dull black lateral rectrices are bronze iridescent. The throat center and chest are greyish with small green speckles, turning to bronze green on the sides and golden green on the abdomen.

Close observation showed that the Santa Marta parakeet’s diet correlated with vegetation abundance, which suggests that it exhibits ecological flexibility. Its foraging strategies, which change depending on vegetation, rely highly on group cohesion and altering between food sources

The Torrent Duck is a bird which belongs to the family of Anatidae and the order Anseriformes, its measure around 42 centimeters.

The family Anatidae are medium to large birds, occupying all continents except Antarctica. The family is strong of about 165 species.

It is found from the north of Colombia and Venezuela to Bolivia, through the Andes of Peru, Ecuador and part of the Guianas. In Colombia it is between 700 and 2100 m above sea level in the Serranía de Perijá, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and Serranía de la Macarena. Also in the three mountain ranges.

Up to 1200m. This bird is found in the south of the Pacific Coast up to the high Anchicayá, in the north of the Andes up to the lower Valle del Cauca, in the middle valley of the Magdalena, in the Atlantic east to Santa Marta and west of the Guajira and in the east of the Andes, Serrania de la Macarena, Western Caquetá, Orinoco River, Vichada, Vaupés and Amazonas. It is also found in eastern Mexico, western Ecuador, northern Argentina and southern Brazil.

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