French: Ara de Lafresnaye German: Rotohrara Spanish: Guacamayo de Cochabamba
C Bolivia (S Cochabamba, W Santa Cruz, N Chuquisaca and NE Potosí).
55–60 cm; 450–650 g. Broad red forehead running up and back to above eye; bare orbital ring and strip at base of bill pale pinkish red; rear ear-coverts, shoulder... read more
Short, shrill ringing call, similar to A. severus and reminiscent of Aratinga,... read more
Arid montane scrub, deciduous and cactus woodland in intermontane valleys and gorges at 1100–... read more
Food and feeding
The legumes Schinopsis quebracho and Prosopis chilensis and a cactus Cereus (or Neocardenasia) are... read more
Oct–Mar, sometimes later, but apparently timed so that fledging coincides with period of maximum food availability, in Feb–Mar... read more
No evidence of any displacements.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species, largely confined to valleys of R Grande, R Mizque, R Caine and R Pilcomayo in SC Bolivia. Has a very... read more
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