White-eyed Parakeet (Aratinga leucophthalmus) - HBW 4, p. 430
French: Conure pavouane
Spanish: Aratinga Ojiblanca
Other common names: White-eyed Conure
Taxonomy: Psittacus leucophthalmus P. L. S. Müller, 1776, Guiana.
May form a superspecies with A. finschi, with which has been considered conspecific. Proposed race propinquus probably represents southern populations of a cline of increasing size. Nominate race intergrades throughout C Amazonia with race callogenys. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- nicefori Meyer de Schauensee, 1946 - Meta, E Colombia.
- callogenys (Salvadori, 1891) - SE Colombia, E Ecuador, NW Peru and extreme NW Brazil into C Amazonia.
- leucophthalmus (P. L. S. Müller, 1776) - E Venezuela and the Guianas through virtually all Brazil to N & E Bolivia, Paraguay, N Argentina and N Uruguay.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 20 videos
beautiful parrot perching on a tree in the early morning Locality Lecheria, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 23 June 2013 23 weeks ago 48 sec 4.5
close up of a couple fighting early morning at 06.00 am Locality Lecheria, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 12 September 2013 11 weeks ago 1 min 4.4
couple cleaning feathers after heavy rainfall - Cano Bujana Locality Delta Amacuro State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 28 August 2013 14 weeks ago 30 sec 4.4
beautiful young adult with an interesting red "ear" patch on the left side perching on a tree at 7 am Locality Lecheria, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 24 June 2013 23 weeks ago 51 sec 4.1
Bird eating a guava. Locality Ponte Nova, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Joselito Nardy Ribeiro 7 February 2012 1 year ago 34 sec 3.9
Two adult birds perched Locality Rio Claro, São Paulo State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 24 September 2010 2 years ago 21 sec 3.9
PhotosSee all 28 photos
Locality Campos do Jordao, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp leucophthalmus)
Lindolfo Souto 6 July 2013 21 weeks ago 4.4
Put in the high of a tree
Locality Chaco National Park, Chaco Province, Argentina (ssp leucophthalmus)
Horacio Luna 29 October 2010 2 years ago 4.4
Photo taken during early morning of a sunny and cloudless day
Locality Fazenda Ribeirão Hotel de Lazer, Barra do Pirai, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (ssp leucophthalmus)
SergioPorto 26 July 2013 18 weeks ago 4
Sitting on a branch
Locality Afonso Cláudio, Espirito Santo State, Brazil (ssp leucophthalmus)
Josef Widmer 8 October 2012 43 weeks ago 4
MAKING NOISE NEAR MY ROOM ON THE FARM.
Locality Lima Duarte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Joselito Nardy Ribeiro 21 November 2013 5 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 3.8
bird feeding on palm fruits
Locality Teresópolis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (ssp leucophthalmus)
Arthur Grosset 11 November 2008 4 years ago 3.8
Bird singing perched on the palm tree, in farm near the city. Locality São Carlos, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 10 August 2006 1 year ago 4
Flight calls Locality Pousada Rio Azul, Pará State, Brazil
Bradley Davis 29 July 2007 4 years ago 4
Brief flight calls. Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil
David Beadle 1 February 2002 40 weeks ago 0