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Garlepp’s Conure

 (Pyrrhura parvifrons)

Also known as: Garlepp's Parakeet, Amazon Red-fronted Conure

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This species is similar to P. roseifrons.


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Species Profile

Genus: Pyrrhura | Species: parvifrons

Size:

22cm (8.6in)

Weight:

54-70g (1.9-2.5 oz)

Races including nominate:

one

Colour Adult:

Largely green in colour, with long, maroon-red tails, dark red belly patch and bright blue primaries. Face and crown dark grey-brown. Rose-red colour on the head restricted to a narrow band on the frons and a few scattered feathers in the crown. Upper breast brownish grey scalloped with grey/white. Ear coverts paler grey-brown. Eye ring white.

Colour Juvenile:

Not described.

Call:

Not recorded, but probably similar to P. roseifrons - rolling prrrrt prrrt and screeches.

Video Links:

Video 1 | Video 2

More Information:

Peru Birds - Garlepp's Parakeet
Handbook of the Birds of the World
Molecular Systematics, Taxonomy and Distribution of the Pyrrhura picta-leucotis Complex

Content Sources:

CITES
IUCN Red List
BirdLife International
Parrots of the World, Forshaw and Knight, 2010.

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Species Care

Captive Status:

Not found in aviculture.

Longevity:

Not recorded.

Housing:

Not recorded.

Diet:

Not recorded.

Enrichment:

Not recorded.

Nest Box Size:

Not recorded.

Clutch Size:

Not recorded.

Incubation Time:

Not recorded.

Fledging Age:

Not recorded.

Hatch Weight:

Not recorded.

Peak Weight:

Not recorded.

Weaning Weight:

Not recorded.

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Species Wild Status

World Population:

Unknown, decreasing.

IUCN Red List Status:

Least Concern

CITES Listing:

Appendix II

Threat Summary:

Probably threatened by ongoing habitat loss.

Range:

Two distinct populations, both in extreme W Amazonia of N Peru: one by San Martín–Loreto border from Shanusi to Yurimaguas and Sarayacu, and possibly R Cushabatay; the other in E Loreto, in Santa Cecilia region and Quebrada Vainilla along R Amazon to mouth of R Orosa.

Habitat:

Forest, unknown type.

Wild Diet:

Has been observed feeding of flowers, berries and other fruits of Trema micrantha, Erythrina and other species.

Ecology and Behaviour:

Has been observed in groups of 10-30 birds feeding of flowers and fruits of Trema micrantha and Erythrina sp.

Clutch and Egg Size:

Not recorded.

Breeding Season:

Jan to Mar in Amazonas, Peru, with young being observed from April.

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