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Eupsittula aurea
Feeding at a termite mound
Photo © by avillaschi
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Identification

Peach-orange forehead, bluish border towards the crown. Orange eyering in adult, greyish in juvenile. Breast brown or greyish-brown.

Distribution

South America: found in Suriname, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].
Formerly placed in genus Aratinga

Habitat

Forest.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes seeds, including crops of soya, maize, but also termites, moths and beetles.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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External Links

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