Pyrrhura molinae hypoxantha
English : Green-cheeked parrot
French : Conure de Molina
Class : Aves
Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Notes : 5 other subspecies known.
Adults can grow to 26 cm in length for a weight of 81 kg. Green plumage with reddish tail and dark cap. Breast is grey-olive with light edges. This subspecies has dull grey breast, lighter red belly patch and sometimes yellow flanks.
Range and habitat
This subspecies occurs in east Bolivia, south-west Brazil and North Paraguay. Species found from west Bolivia to south-west Brazil and North Argentina. Lives in humid tropical and subtropical forests, woodlands, to 2000 meters at least
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Appendix II
Status : The species isn’t considered threatened and remains common in most of its range. It is still occasionally caught for the trade but numbers aren’t big.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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