Orange-fronted Parakeet (Aratinga canicularis) - HBW 4, p. 435
French: Conure à front rouge
Spanish: Aratinga Frentinaranja
Other common names: Orange-fronted Conure
Taxonomy: Psittacus canicularis Linnaeus, 1758, north-western Costa Rica.
Forms a superspecies with A. aurea. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- clarae R. T. Moore, 1937 - W Mexico from Sinaloa to C Michoacán.
- eburnirostrum (Lesson, 1842) - SW Mexico from E Michoacán to Oaxaca.
- canicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Pacific coast and foothills from S Mexico (Chiapas) to W Costa Rica.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds interacting and preening. Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp canicularis)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 3 years ago 36 sec 4.2
A perched bird flying to another perch where there are other individuals Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany (ssp eburnirostrum)
Josep del Hoyo 11 August 2006 6 years ago 21 sec 3.9
Two birds perched together. Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp canicularis)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 3 years ago 30 sec 3.8
A bird perched high in a tree. Locality Paval, El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp canicularis)
Josep del Hoyo 3 April 2009 4 years ago 21 sec 2.3
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Locality Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp eburnirostrum)
Michael Retter 1 November 2005 4 years ago 4.3
Feeding on flowers?
Locality Liberia, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Róger Rodríguez 28 March 2013 35 weeks ago 4
Several were perched in a tree on the road to Tilaran.
Locality Santa Elena, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Lee Hunter 26 March 2012 41 weeks ago 4
Locality Matapalo Beach, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Róger Rodríguez 17 August 2013 14 weeks ago 3.9
Orange-fronted Parakeet (Aratinga canicularis)
Locality Sistema Lacustre Playitas-Moyúa-Tecomapa, Matagalpa Department, Nicaragua
Manfred Bienert 8 October 2011 1 year ago 3.7
Two birds on a branch.
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany (ssp ebunirostrum)
Tomasz Doroń 20 October 2007 26 weeks ago 3.6
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