French: Conure dorée German: Goldsittich Spanish: Aratinga guaruba
Other common names:
J. F. Gmelin
N Brazil S of Amazon, occurring in W Maranhão and Pará; single records from Amazonas, Rondônia and Mato Grosso#R.
34–36 cm. Bright yellow throughout, but flight-feathers dark green. Immature has green markings on head, breast and tail.
Commonest call a fairly high-pitched burry “rrreeh”, sounding quite plaintive and not harsh,... read more
Terra firme rain forest, mainly in hilly areas, wandering into seasonally flooded v... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits or pseudofruits of Euterpe, Anacardium, Protium, Tetragastris, Visnia, Inga,... read more
Nov–Feb, sometimes earlier or later. Nest high in hole in tree, usually isolated but within short distance of intact forest. Eggs... read more
Apparently nomadic, with birds seeming to wander widely and not predictable at one locality at any... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES I. Brazilian endemic, with most records from between R Tocantins, lower R Xingú and R Tapajós in Amazon Basin of Pará. Known from c. 70... read more
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