French: Conure couronnée German: Goldstirnsittich Spanish: Aratinga frentidorada
Other common names:
J. F. Gmelin
Extreme S Suriname through N, C & interior S Brazil to extreme SE Peru, C & E Bolivia, Paraguay and N Argentina.
23–28 cm; 74–94 g. Forehead to mid-crown peachy orange separated from pale orange bare orbital ring by line of dull green that extends below and behind eye onto... read more
Flight call is a grating, rather nasal “rreh” that is usually doubled or tripled, but also a higher... read more
Tropical savanna with Mauritia palm groves, gallery forest, cerrado, remnant... read more
Food and feeding
Much foraging done on ground. Seeds (but not pulp) of Ilex, Banisteriosis, Campomanesia adamantinum, ... read more
Jun–Jul in SE Peru; Sept–Dec in C Brazil. Nest excavated upwards into termitarium, either on ground or in cerrado tree... read more
Some local movements seem likely in response to food availability, but nothing recorded.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Common in Sipaliwini savanna, Surinam, and abundant in campos cerrados, Paraguay. Across most of Brazil it is the commonest ... read more
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