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Blaze-winged Conure  

Also Known As: Bronze-winged Conure or Parakeet
 
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Blaze-winged Conure, Mato Grosso de Sul state, Brazil

Credit: © Nick Athanas

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The Blaze-winged Conure often appears as a subspecies of the Maroon-bellied Conure, Pyrrhura frontalis (Arndt-Verlag, Lexicon of Parrots).

Species Profile
Genus:
Pyrrhura

Species:
devillei

Size: Adult Weight:
26cm (10.1 in) As for Pyrrhura frontalis: 70g (2.5 oz)

Races including nominate:
one

Colourization Adult: Both adults partly green; grey/brown crown; green cheeks; olive/brown breast, with white/brown barring; red bend of wing, carpal edge and lesser underwing coverts; olive tail. Bill dark grey. Eye ring bare and white. Eye brown.

Colourization Juvenile: Undescribed

Call: As for Pyrrhura frontalis: in flight calls are rapidly repeated screeches mixed with more prolonged, high-pitched notes. Sharp, quick notes when alarmed.

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Content Sources:

Central Pets

Lexicon of Parrots http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E248.htm&Pic=248_1.JPG

Internet Bird Collection http://ibc.lynxeds.com/

BirdLife International http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1589&m=0

CITES http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/species.html

Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998.

Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006.

Parrots in Aviculture, Low, 1992.