Wall color:

"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/12053/artist/1308/artwork/yellow-eared-parrots-13717">Yellow-eared Parrots</a>" by Daniel Davis | United States

Yellow-eared Parrots

Wallhanging by Daniel Davis
34.00" H x 22.00" W
Year Completed:
pair of yellow-eared parrots (Ognorhynchus icterotis)
Original for Sale:
Buy Button
Yellow-eared Parrots, (Ognorhynchus icterotis) are native to the humid montane and elfin forests of the Western Andes of Colombia, and are listed as endangered. Fortunately, the population is currently increasing in number, largely through conservation efforts associated with the wax palm, ( Ceroxylon quindiuense), on which the parrots rely heavily for food and nesting sites. My birding buddy, Doug Knapp, operates La Esperanza, a conservation/research center near Jardin, and I was fortunate to observe flocks feeding on several occasions. This pair was perched above the rest of the flock, perhaps keeping watch while the rest ravaged the tree below.



Yellow-eared Parrots | Wallhanging by Daniel Davis | Artists for Conservation 2020

2023 Artists for Conservation Exhibit Book