French: Conure leucotique German: Weißohrsittich Spanish: Cotorra orejiblanca
Other common names:
Maroon-faced Parakeet (when lumped with P. emma, or when lumped with P. emma, P. pfrimeri and P. griseipectus)
E Brazil from S Bahia to Rio de Janeiro.
23 cm. Crown light brown, bluish on forehead and hindneck; face maroon with whitish ear-coverts; chin, throat, sides of neck and breast green with light buff scaling;... read more
High-pitched yelping, but rather staccato “chee cheet chee” and “ki ki” sounds, and a “teet” sound... read more
Tropical evergreen forest and edge, and adjacent clearings with scattered trees and groves, as well... read more
Food and feeding
Reported to take seeds (e.g. Tapirira guianensis, Cecropia glazioui, C. pachystachya, C. hololeuca,... read more
No information from the wild. In captivity: 5–9 eggs, size 25·9–26·9 mm × 20–20·9 mm;... read more
Some dispersive movements may occur but generally sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Global population estimated in 2014 at below 10,000 mature individuals, with each subpopulation containing fewer than 1000 mature individuals. Formerly... read more
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