French: Conure de Weddell German: Weddellsittich Spanish: Aratinga cabecifusca
Other common names:
Pebas, upper Amazon, Peru
SE Colombia S through E Ecuador, E Peru and SW Amazonian Brazil to C Bolivia (Cochabamba).
28 cm; 96–129 g. Head and sides of neck brownish grey with feathers tipped bluish grey, giving slight scaled effect; bare orbital ring yellowish white; breast grass-... read more
Flight calls consist of thin rusty notes “kree kree”. Calls when perched similar, but interspersed... read more
Seasonally flooded várzea forest, riparian growth, tall swampy second growth,... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly documented. Fruits of palms, Goupia glabra, Inga edulis, Mimosa, blossoms and inflorescences such as of... read more
Evidently Jun–Aug throughout range, with possible further record in Feb, Colombia; Apr–Jun in E of range in Brazil. Nest in... read more
Formation of large flocks at particular food sources suggests at least local displacements in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Common in most of range, even in degraded and settled areas; evidence indicates a steady increase with clearance of continuous forest and... read more
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