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Aratinga aurea (Peach-fronted Parakeet)

Wikipedia Abstract

The peach-fronted parakeet (Eupsittula aurea), more commonly known as the peach-fronted conure in aviculture, is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae. It is widespread and often common in semi-open and open habitats in eastern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, far northern Argentina and southern Suriname (Sipaliwini savanna). Both its common and scientific name is a reference to the orange-yellow forehead, although this is reduced in juveniles.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
12
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.57853
EDGE Score: 1.52138

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  87 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Forages - Ground [2]  70 %
Clutch Size [3]  3

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Campomanesia adamantium[4]
Caryocar brasiliense (pequi)[4]
Combretum lanceolatum[5]
Inga vera (river koko)[6]
Qualea grandiflora[7]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1PARROT CLAYLICKS: DISTRIBUTION, PATTERNS OF USE AND ECOLOGICAL CORRELATES FROM A PARROT ASSEMBLAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN PERU, ALAN TRISTRAM KENNETH LEE, dissertation for DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2010
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5The sweet jelly of Combretum lanceolatum flowers (Combretaceae): a cornucopia resource for bird pollinators in the Pantanal, western Brazil, M. Sazima, S. Vogel, A. L. do Prado, D. M. de Oliveira, G. Franz, and I. Sazima, Plant Syst. Evol. 227: 195-208 (2001)
6PLANT FOOD RESOURCES AND THE DIET OF A PARROT COMMUNITY IN A GALLERY FOREST OF THE SOUTHERN PANTANAL (BRAZIL), RAGUSA-NETTO, J. and FECCHIO, A., Braz. J. Biol., 66(4): 1021-1032, 2006
7SEED AND FRUIT PREDATION OF KIELMEYERA (GUTTIFERAE) AND QUALEA (VOCHYSIACEAE) SPECIES BY SIX PSITTACID SPECIES IN THE BRAZILIAN CERRADO., Iubatã Paula de Faria, Tarcísio Lyra dos Santos Abreu & Carlos Abs Bianchi, ECOTROPICA 13: 75–79, 2007
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License