Rose-crowned parakeet

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Rose-crowned parakeet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Arini
Genus: Pyrrhura
Species: P. rhodocephala
Binomial name
Pyrrhura rhodocephala
(Sclater & Salvin, 1871)

The rose-crowned parakeet (Pyrrhura rhodocephala) also known as rose-headed parakeet, conure tête-de-feu, rose-crowned conure, or perico cabecirrojo is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is endemic to Venezuela.

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


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

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