In Mayan tradition, the parrot Quel was of the four creatures that brought maize to the gods so that they could make humanity. The other animals who helped in this creation were Hoh the crow, Utiu the coyote and Yac the forest cat.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Quel, p 382

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