Species - Aratinga Conures

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Aratinga Conure Info

Conure Info ... Index of Conure Species ... Photos of the Different Conure Species for Identification



Aratinga Conure Species



Aztec or Jamaican Conures or Olive-throated Conure


Colombian Conures: Please scroll up for additional information.

Genus: Scientific: Aratinga ... English: Conures ... Dutch: Wigstaartparkieten ... German: Keilschwanzsittiche ... French: Aratinga

Species: Scientific: Aratinga leucophthalmus nicefori ... English: Colombian Conure ... Dutch: Colombiaanse Witoogaratinga ... German: Kolumbianischer Weißaugensittich ... French: Perruche de Guyana Meyer ... CITES II - Endangered

Distribution: Colombia at Guaicaramo on the Guavio River


Eastern Aztec Conures


Dwarf Conures aka Jamaican Conures


Hispaniolan ConureHispaniolan Conures aka San Domingo Conure: Please scroll up for additional information.

Genus: Scientific: Aratinga ... English: Conures ... Dutch: Wigstaartparkieten ... German: Keilschwanzsittiche ... French: Aratinga

Species: Scientific: Aratinga chloroptera chloroptera aka Psittacara chloroptera chloroptera ... English: Hispaniolan Conure, San Domingo Conure ... Dutch: Hispaniola Aratinga, Groenvleugel Parkiet ... German: Haitisittich ... French: Perruche d'Hispaniola ... CITES II - Endangered

Distribution: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Island of Hispaniola in West Indies


Red-throated Conures


Nicaraguan Green Conure


Other Conure Genus:

Yellow-eared Conures:

The exceedingly rare Yellow-eared conure (Ognorhynchus icterotis) was never common in aviculture and has not successfully bred in captivity. It is considered critically endangered and is listed in Appendix I of CITES. Its plumage is dark green above and greenish yellow below. The forehead, lores (the region between the eye and bill on the side of a bird's head) and cheeks are yellow.

Genus: Scientific: Ognorhynchus ... English: Yellow-eared Conures ... Dutch: Geeloorparkieten ... German: Gelbohrsittiche ... French: Perruche aux oreilles jaunes

Species: Scientific: Ognorhynchus icterotis ... English: Yellow-eared Conure ... Dutch: Geeloorparkiet ... German: Gelbohrsittich ... French: Perruche aux oreilles jaunes ... CITES I - Protected

Distribution: Andes of Colombia, Northern Ecuador

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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