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Black-capped Conures
Pyrrhura rupicola
Sub-species: undetermined

This species is 10 in length. It is found in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil and is mostly dark green. The head (from forehead to hindneck) is brownish black with some green edging. The sides of the neck, throat and upper breast are dark brown with white tips, turning yellow on the lower breast creating the scaly appearance typical of most Pyrrhura species . The primary coverts are bright red with outer primaries green, tinged with blue. Tail is green on top and greyish underneath. Beak, legs and feet are dark grey.


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