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Blue-crowned Parakeet

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Blue-crowned Conure, or Sharp-tailed Conure Alternate name
Aratinga acuticaudata Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
37 cm Length
Forest, savanna & shrubland, up to 2,600m. In:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
White eggs incubated the by female for 26 days fledging in 52 days. Nest in tree cavity. Clutch
seeds, berries, fruit & insects. Food  
Usually found in pairs or small flocks. Habits


World Number
Least Concern Status

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Blue-crowned Parakeet calls
(Aratinga acuticaudata haemorrhous)
Nick Athanas XC13325
03-07-2006, Brazil

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