Species – Aratinga Conures

Aratinga Conure Species


Aztec or Jamaican Conures or Olive-throated Conure


Colombian Conures: Please scroll up for additional information.

Genus: Scientific: Aratinga … English: Conures … Dutch: Wigstaartparkieten … German: Keilschwanzsittiche … French: Aratinga

Species: Scientific: Aratinga leucophthalmus nicefori … English: Colombian Conure … Dutch: Colombiaanse Witoogaratinga … German: Kolumbianischer Weißaugensittich … French: Perruche de Guyana Meyer … CITES II – Endangered

Distribution: Colombia at Guaicaramo on the Guavio River


Eastern Aztec Conures


Dwarf Conures aka Jamaican Conures


Hispaniolan Conure

Hispaniolan Conures aka San Domingo Conure: Please scroll up for additional information.

Genus: Scientific: Aratinga … English: Conures … Dutch: Wigstaartparkieten … German: Keilschwanzsittiche … French: Aratinga

Species: Scientific: Aratinga chloroptera chloroptera aka Psittacara chloroptera chloroptera … English: Hispaniolan Conure, San Domingo Conure … Dutch: Hispaniola Aratinga, Groenvleugel Parkiet … German: Haitisittich … French: Perruche d’Hispaniola … CITES II – Endangered

Distribution: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Island of Hispaniola in West Indies


Red-throated Conures


Nicaraguan Green Conure


Other Conure Genus:

Yellow-eared Conures:

The exceedingly rare Yellow-eared conure (Ognorhynchus icterotis) was never common in aviculture and has not successfully bred in captivity. It is considered critically endangered and is listed in Appendix I of CITES. Its plumage is dark green above and greenish yellow below. The forehead, lores (the region between the eye and bill on the side of a bird’s head) and cheeks are yellow.

Genus: Scientific: Ognorhynchus … English: Yellow-eared Conures … Dutch: Geeloorparkieten … German: Gelbohrsittiche … French: Perruche aux oreilles jaunes

Species: Scientific: Ognorhynchus icterotis … English: Yellow-eared Conure … Dutch: Geeloorparkiet … German: Gelbohrsittich … French: Perruche aux oreilles jaunes … CITES I – Protected

Distribution: Andes of Colombia, Northern Ecuador

Aratinga Conure Info

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