French: Conure à oreillons German: Blutohrsittich Spanish: Cotorra colirroja
Other common names: Red-eared Conure, Blood-eared Parakeet
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. h. immarginata
J. T. Zimmer & Phelps, Sr, 1944 – Andes of NW Venezuela (SE Lara).
P. h. hoematotis
Souancé, 1857 – coastal cordillera of N Venezuela (Aragua to Miranda).
25 cm; 64–74 g. Generally green; forehead to mid-crown slaty, bare orbital ring white; ear-coverts bright terracotta; nape edged yellow; sides of neck greyish finely... read more
Most common call is a series of harsh notes, e.g. “krree krree krree”, both in flight and perched.... read more
Cloud forest, secondary forest, savanna woodland, edges and clearings with scattered trees in... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Fruit, including cultivated Psidium guajava, blossoms, and the petioles of certain broad leaves, possibly for... read more
Aug (wet season). No further information.
Dry season movements occur to lower levels.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Cordillera de la Costa Central EBA. Poorly-known. Common within its small range,... read more
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