French: Conure nanday German: Nandaysittich Spanish: Aratinga ñanday
Other common names:
SE Bolivia (E Santa Cruz) and SW Brazil (W Mato Grosso do Sul) through C Paraguay to N Argentina (Formosa, E Chaco, Corrientes).
32–37 cm; 120–141 g. Blackish face and crown with flesh-coloured periocular area; yellowish green on cheeks, belly and underwing-coverts, a shade darker on nape,... read more
Commonest call is a fairly high-pitched grating “krrah” or “krreeh”, typically given in loose... read more
Gallery forest, isolated deciduous woodlots and palm stands in Pantanal, open savanna country and... read more
Food and feeding
Palm nuts, seeds, fruits, berries, flowers and buds; often taken from the ground.
Nov. Nest in wild prospected by up to 12 birds, in holes in trees and tops of fence posts in stockyards. Eggs 4; in captivity, 3 eggs,... read more
Flocks may wander widely in non-breeding season, and the first confirmed record from Bolivia may... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Common to locally abundant, and in parts of Brazil the commonest parrot, with habitat little modified except by grazing; range in Paraguay... read more
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