Scarlet-fronted parakeet

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Scarlet-fronted parakeet
Aratinga wagleri -Jurong BirdPark-4.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Arini
Genus: Psittacara
Species: P. wagleri
Binomial name
Psittacara wagleri
(Gray, 1845)

The scarlet-fronted parakeet (Psittacara wagleri), also known as the scarlet-fronted conure or Wagler's conure, is a long-tailed South American species of parrot. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and especially high-altitude shrubland and forest; it is also known to visit heavily degraded former forest.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Aratinga wagleri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

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