French: Conure à col blanc German: Weißhalssittich Spanish: Cotorra cuelliblanca
Other common names:
Zamora, 3000 feet [c. 1000 m], Loja, Ecuador
E slope of Andes in SE Ecuador (Morona-Santiago, Zamora-Chinchipe) and N Peru (N Cajamarca).
24 cm; 83–110 g. Very thin dark reddish-brown frontal band, with forehead to hindcrown brownish edged grey, more so towards rear, and white bare orbital ring; cheeks... read more
Most common call is a series of harsh notes, e.g. “krree krree krree”, both in flight and perched.... read more
Primary upper tropical and subtropical forest, edge and clearings at 900–2000 m.
Food and feeding
Fruits of Tetrorchidium macrophyllum, Alchornea glandulosa, Miconia cf. punctata, Ficus aff.... read more
May–Jul. No further information.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. The species appears to be uncommon, and the total population may only be a few thousand birds.... read more
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