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 5 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 3 years ago 21 sec 2.3