Blood-eared parakeet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Blood-eared parakeet
Red-eared Parakeet.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Pyrrhura
Species: P. hoematotis
Binomial name
Pyrrhura hoematotis
Souancé, 1857

The blood-eared parakeet (Pyrrhura hoematotis) or red-eared parakeet is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to the Venezuelan Coastal Range.


it is mostly green but has a scarlet cap and blood coloured ears which how it gets its name.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Pyrrhura hoematotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Blood-eared parakeet"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA