Maroon-bellied Parakeet

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.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 08 September 2010
Scientific Name
Pyrrhura frontalis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Pyrrhura
  • P. frontalis
Birdorable Family
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 5 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
10 to 11 inches

International Names

Brazilian (Português brasileiro) Tiriba-de-testa-vermelha
Chinese (汉语) 红腹鹦哥
Czech (Cesky) papoušek hnědouchý
Danish (Dansk) Rødbuget Conure
Dutch (Nederlands) Bruinoorparkiet
Finnish (Suomi) riograndenaratti
French (Français) Conure de Vieillot
German (Deutsch) Braunohrsittich
Italian (Italiano) Conuro ventrecastano
Japanese (日本語) ウロコメキシコインコ (urokomekishikoinko)
Norwegian (Norsk) Rustpanneparakitt
Polish (Polski) rudosterka kasztanowobrzucha
Russian (русский язык) Буроухий краснохвостый попугай
Spanish (Español) Cotorra Chiripepé
Swedish (Svenska) Brunörad conur
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