French: Conure à poitrine brune German: Braunbrustsittich Spanish: Cotorra pechiparda
Other common names:
Massena and Souancé
Fragmented populations on both slopes (chiefly E) of E Andes of C Colombia from Santander to Cundinamarca, perhaps to Meta (Páramo de Sumapaz)#R.
22–23 cm. Crown and nape brown with green fringing; face green with dusky markings, bare orbital ring white; ear-coverts deep reddish brown; breast and sides of neck... read more
Most common call is a series of harsh notes, e.g. “krree krree krree” or “kerr kerr kerr”, both in... read more
Cloud forest edge, elfin woodland, second growth and shrubbery with interspersed areas of subp... read more
Food and feeding
Blueberries, blackberries Rubus, fruit of Clusia, Ficus and Brunellia colombiana, seeds of ... read more
Aug–Oct. No further information.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Apparently extinct on the entire W slope of the E Andes (no records since 1913, when it was common)... read more
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