Golden-plumed Conure aka Branicki's Conure

Golden-plumed Conure

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The Golden-plumed Conure / Parakeet aka Branicki's Conure (Leptosittaca branickii) is a small Andean conure that is endemic to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and plantations.

Ths conure is threatened by habitat loss in its natural habitat and is not found in aviculture. Its continued existence is very much at stake..



Branicki's Conures:

Genus: Scientific: Leptosittaca ... English: Brancki's Conures ... Dutch: Branicki-Parkieten ... German: Hochlandsittiche ... French: Perruche de Branicki

Species: Scientific: Leptosittaca branickii ... English: Golden-plumed Conure, Branicki's Conure ... Dutch: Goudpluimparkiet, Branicki Parkiet ... German: Hochlandsittich ... French: Perruche de Branicki ... CITES II - Endangered

Distribution: Central Andes of Colombia, South-western Ecuador, Central Peru


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