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green cheeked conure or green cheeked parakeet

pyrrhura molinae OR conure


The Green cheek Parakeet is typically 26 cm (10in) long and weighs 60 to 80 g. it is mainly green,with a brown /black/gray crown, white Periophthalmic ring ,green cheek, blue primary wing feathers, a gray beak,and a long pointed tail is mostly maroon . It has short transverse striations on it breast and a red abdominal area. Males and females have an identical external appearance.


It is native to the forests of South west -central and southern Mato Grosso,Brazil, through northern and eastern Bolivia to northwestern Argentina and northern Paraguay. forests and Woodland, they where it usually forms flocks of 10 to 20 individuals at treetops level, or where there is more food.


It know how to use tools. so be careful.they can learn to talk, albeit with a limited Vocabulary and a gravelly voice. they enjoy their companionship. They are prone to biting when young.This one is part of a caring family.

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California, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2013
Submitted on Jan 19, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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