Hispaniolan Parakeet (Aratinga chloroptera) - HBW 4, p. 431
French: Conure maîtresse
Spanish: Aratinga de la Española
Other common names: Hispaniolan Conure
Taxonomy: Psittacara chloroptera Souancé, 1856, Santo Domingo.
Extremely close in appearance and size to A. leucophthalmus, and arguably conspecific, although possibly better regarded as a member of an enlarged A. leucophthalmus superspecies; may form a superspecies with A. euops. Race maugei of Mona I (off Puerto Rico) extinct. One extant subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- chloroptera (Souancé, 1856) - Hispaniola.
- Vulnerable Enlarge map
Three birds preening together on a branch Locality Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (ssp chloroptera)
DAVID ASCANIO 31 March 2003 7 years ago 14 sec 3.9
Two individuals perched high on a branch and calling Locality Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (ssp chloroptera)
DAVID ASCANIO 30 April 2007 7 years ago 6 sec 2.5
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