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Maroon-bellied Parakeet

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About the Maroon-bellied Parakeet

Also known as: Reddish-bellied Parakeet, Maroon-bellied Conure, Reddish-bellied Conure, Brown-eared Conure, Scaly-breasted Parakeet

The Maroon-bellied Parakeet is a small species of parrot native to parts of South America. They have primarily green plumage, and are named for the maroon-colored patch they have on their bellies.

Maroon-bellied Parakeets prefer to live in wooded habitat, often at higher elevations. They have a conservation status of Least Concern as of August 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 08 September 2010
Scientific Name Pyrrhura frontalis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Pyrrhura
  • P. frontalis
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 26 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
10 to 11 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • Tiriba-de-testa-vermelha (Brazilian)
  • 红腹鹦哥 (Chinese)
  • papoušek hnědouchý (Czech)
  • Rødbuget Conure (Danish)
  • Bruinoorparkiet (Dutch)
  • riograndenaratti (Finnish)
  • Conure de Vieillot (French)
  • Braunohrsittich (German)
  • Conuro ventrecastano (Italian)
  • ウロコメキシコインコ (urokomekishikoinko) (Japanese)
  • Rustpanneparakitt (Norwegian)
  • rudosterka kasztanowobrzucha (Polish)
  • Буроухий краснохвостый попугай (Russian)
  • Cotorra Chiripepé (Spanish)
  • Brunörad conur (Swedish)

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