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wpe176.jpg (20351 bytes) Maroon-faced Parakeet Alternate name
Pyrrhura leucotis Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
23 cm Length
Tropical moist forest & shrubland, up to 1,700 m. Found in Brazil & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
5 - 9 white eggs. Clutch
Fruit, seed, flowers, insect & larvae Food  
Gregarious Habits
1594 World Number
Near Threatened Status

Photo by Jonas Rosquist all rights reserved


Maroon-faced Parakeet calls
(Pyrrhura leucotis)
Eduardo Patrial XC33486 23-03-2009, Brazil

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Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

This may soon be considered a separate species Pfrimer's Parakeet



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