Golden-plumed Conure aka Branicki’s Conure

The Golden-plumed Conure / Parakeet aka Branicki’s Conure (Leptosittaca branickii) is a small Andean conure that is endemic to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and plantations.

Ths conure is threatened by habitat loss in its natural habitat and is not found in aviculture. Its continued existence is very much at stake.

Golden-plumed Conure

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Branicki’s Conures:

Genus: Scientific: Leptosittaca … English: Brancki’s Conures … Dutch: Branicki-Parkieten … German: Hochlandsittiche … French: Perruche de Branicki

Species: Scientific: Leptosittaca branickii … English: Golden-plumed Conure, Branicki’s Conure … Dutch: Goudpluimparkiet, Branicki Parkiet … German: Hochlandsittich … French: Perruche de Branicki …

CITES IIEndangered

Distribution: Central Andes of Colombia, South-western Ecuador, Central Peru

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