French: Conure de Hoffmann German: Hoffmannsittich Spanish: Cotorra catana
Other common names: Sulphur-winged Conure
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. h. hoffmanni
(Cabanis, 1861) – mountains of S Costa Rica (Dota Region and Cordillera de Talamanca).
P. h. gaudens
Bangs, 1906 – mountains of W Panama (E to Veraguas).
23–24 cm; mean 82 g. Generally green; head, nape and throat variably marked with yellow, breast with dull orange; bare orbital ring white; ear-coverts bright terracotta... read more
Most common call is a series of high-pitched shrill notes, e.g. “krree krree krree”, both in flight... read more
Broken mountainous country in primary and logged forest and edge, adjacent shrubbery and second... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds, fruits of Ficus, Croton, Myrtis, Miconia and Leandra subseriata, sometimes making daily... read more
Probably mainly Jan–Jun. Nest in old woodpecker hole or hollow broken stub, 8–20 m up. In captivity: 6 eggs; incubation 24 days... read more
In dry season regularly present up to 3000 m, descending in wet season to 1300 or even 700 m at... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Fairly common to common within its small range, and tolerant of substantial habitat modification.... read more
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