Scarlet-fronted Parakeet (Aratinga wagleri) - HBW 4, p. 430
French: Conure de Wagler
Spanish: Aratinga de Wagler
Other common names: Red-fronted Parakeet/Conure; Cordilleran Parakeet (frontata)
Taxonomy: Conurus Wagleri G. R. Gray, 1845, Bogotá.
Possibly conspecific with A. mitrata. Race frontata sometimes considered a distinct species, incorporating race minor. Four subspecies normally recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- wagleri (G. R. Gray, 1845) - W & N Colombia to NW Venezuela.
- transilis J. L. Peters, 1927 - E Colombia to N Venezuela.
- frontata (Cabanis, 1846) - W Ecuador and W Peru.
- minor Carriker, 1933 - C & S Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird feeding on fruits in a tree above. Locality El Dorado Reserve, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia (ssp wagleri)
Keith Blomerley 14 November 2012 21 weeks ago 25 sec 4.3
A close-up of a perched bird Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 13 August 2007 5 years ago 22 sec 4.1
An adult bird calling from a roof Locality Balsa, Cajamarca Department, Peru (ssp frontata)
Luc Fazio 26 July 1999 5 years ago 10 sec 3.9
A bird perched and flying down Locality Caurimare, Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela (ssp transilis)
DAVID ASCANIO 31 July 2003 5 years ago 2 sec 3.3
One adult on a feeder with other parakeet species. Locality Florida, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Bill Pranty 14 November 2004 3 years ago 41 sec 1.7
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Two birds perched on a trunk.
Locality Caripe, Monagas State, Venezuela (ssp transilis)
Joe Tobias 20 May 2007 33 weeks ago 4
Close up of a bird
Locality Zoológico de Cali, Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 8 August 2009 3 years ago 4
Locality Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
Alfredo Allais 2 January 2008 4 years ago 4
one from a group of fifteen
Locality Jardín, Antioquía Department, Colombia
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 20 February 2013 6 weeks ago 3.8
At a residence along the road coming down from the El Dorado Reserve.
Locality Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia (ssp wagleri)
Erik Breden 10 June 2009 3 years ago 3
Bird perched on a tree
Locality Chancay Valley, Lima Department, Peru
Nature Expeditions Peru 1 May 2008 3 years ago 2.5