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
VideosSee all 10 videos
Two birds interacting and preening. Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp canicularis)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 6 years ago 36 sec 4.6
A couple Locality Los Tarrales Private Reserve, Suchitepéquez Department, Guatemala
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2012 2 years ago 40 sec 4.4
Views of a couple in a tree Locality Los Tarrales Private Reserve, Suchitepéquez Department, Guatemala
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2012 2 years ago 1 min 19 sec 4.3
Two birds perched together. Locality ZooMAT, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp canicularis)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2009 6 years ago 30 sec 4.3
Orange-fronted Parakeet walking in a orange tree. Locality Granada, Granada Department, Nicaragua
Bill Wayman 22 January 2001 16 weeks ago 33 sec 4
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 8 years ago 21 sec 3.9
PhotosSee all 17 photos
Locality Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp eburnirostrum)
Michael Retter 1 November 2005 6 years ago 4.3
On the branches of a tree.
Locality Rincon de la Vieja, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Juan Fdo. Alvarez Castro 8 July 2015 38 weeks ago 4
A pair of adults on a perch
Locality Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands (ssp canicularis)
Andy Emmerson 28 July 2014 1 year ago 4
Feeding on flowers?
Locality Liberia, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Róger Rodríguez 28 March 2013 3 years 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 3 years ago 4
Locality Matapalo Beach, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Róger Rodríguez 17 August 2013 2 years ago 3.9
Birds calling in flight. Locality Guacimo Road, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Peter Boesman 24 March 2010 1 year ago 4
High pitched calls in flight Locality Tárcoles, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Peter Boesman 24 March 2010 2 years ago 4
Flight calls Locality La Bajada, San Blas, Nayarit State, Mexico (Northern)
Peter Boesman 1 April 2002 2 years ago 3.5