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Peach-fronted Parakeet

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  • Anas domesticus
  • Ducks & Geese
Patagonian Sierra-Finch

About the Peach-fronted Parakeet

Also known as: Peach-fronted Conure, Brown-chested Parakeet, Golden-crowned Parakeet

The Peach-fronted Parakeet or Peach-fronted Conure is a parrot native to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Suriname. Its natural habitats include subtropical and tropical moist lowland forest, dry savanna and wet and flooded grassland.

The name for this darling species comes from its peach-colored forehead. These birds feed on seeds, including crops of soya and maize.

Peach-fronted Conures are fairly popular in aviculture. The conservation status for this species is Least Concern as of June 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 26 June 2008
Scientific Name Aratinga aurea
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Aratinga
  • A. aurea
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 30 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
10 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • Periquito-rei (Brazilian)
  • 粉额鹦哥 (Chinese)
  • Aratinga Zlatočelý (Czech)
  • Halvmåneparakit (Danish)
  • Goudvoorhoofdparkiet (Dutch)
  • Persikka-aratti (Finnish)
  • Conure Couronnée (French)
  • Goldstirnsittich (German)
  • Conuro Frontedorata (Italian)
  • テツバシメキシコインコ (Tetsubashimekishikoinko) (Japanese)
  • Gullpanneparakitt (Norwegian)
  • Konura Brazylijska (Polish)
  • Златолобая аратинга (Russian)
  • Aratinga Frentidorada (Spanish)
  • Guldpannad parakit (Swedish)