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Painted Conures
Pyrrhura picta
Sub-species: Pyrrhura picta picta

P.p.picta is considered the nominate species. It is 8.5 in length and is found from northern Brazil to Venezuela. Mostly green with blue on the forecrown and head. The nape is dark brown, suffused blue. The throat, neck and upper breast are brown edged with greyish buff that gives it a scalloped appearance. The ear coverts are pale buff and the shoulders are red. The abdomen, lower back and upper tail coverts are maroon. Primaries are blue and tail feathers are green at the base of their upper surface, turning maroon. The beak and legs are dark grey.


Painted Conure (P.picta roseifrons)

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