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..

 

Sub-species:

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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