Brown throated parakeet
Eupsittula pertinax





Drapeau anglais: Conure cuivrée
Drapeau allemand: Braunwangensittich
Drapeau espagnol : Aratinga pertinaz



The brown throated parakeet ihas a yellow forehead and face. Breast is dull olive to brown. Belly is grass green with a orange patch. Upperparts and mid crown green. . Flight feathers are blue.

This parrot can be found in savanna, semi opened arid scrubby but also in decideous forests and mangroves. The distribution area is extended to Brasil, Venezuela, Colombia and Panama.

Up to 70% of the plant is used for feeding, including fruits and seeds.

Reproduction started in octobre to april. Nest  in hole excavated in arboreal termitarium, or in natural tree hole or in cliffs.

In captivity, this species is very rare in zoos and can be see in 3 parks around Europe. She is also rare by private breeders.

This species is classified in CITES II


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On compte 14 sous espèces :
     - Eupsittula pertinax pertinax;
     - Eupsittula pertinax ocularis;
     - Eupsittula pertinax aeruginosa;
     - Eupsittula pertinax griseipecta;
     - Eupsittula pertinax lehmanni;
     - Eupsittula pertinax arubensis;
     - Eupsittula pertinax xanthogenia;
     - Eupsittula pertinax tortugensis;
     - Eupsittula pertinax margaritensis;
     - Eupsittula pertinax venezuelae;
     - Eupsittula pertinax surinama;
     - Eupsittula pertinax chrysophrys;
     - Eupsittula pertinax chrysogenys;
     - Eupsittula pertinax paraensis.


Lengh
25 à 26 cm
Weight
76 à 102 g
Clutch size
2 à 7 oeufs
Incubation
23 à 25 jours
Longevity
20 à 25 ans


Eupsittula pertinax pertinax


Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Private breeder - février 2018
Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Private breeder - février 2018


Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Private breeder - février 2018
Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016


Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016
Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016


Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016
Conure cuivrée
Brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016





Eupsittula pertinax chrysophrys


Conure cuivrée du Vénézuela
Venezuelan brown throated parakeet - Jurong Bird Park - mai 2013


Conure cuivrée du Vénézuela
Venezuelan brown throated parakeet - Jurong Bird Park - mai 2013
Conure cuivrée du Vénézuela
Venezuelan brown throated parakeet - Jurong Bird Park - mai 2013


Conure cuivrée du Vénézuela
Venezuelan brown throated parakeet - Jurong Bird Park - mai 2013





Eupsittula pertinax surinama


Conure cuivrée du Suriname
Surinam brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016


Conure cuivrée du Suriname
Surinam brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016
Conure cuivrée du Suriname
Surinam brown throated parakeet - Talarak fundation - mars 2018
Conure cuivrée du Suriname
Surinam brown throated parakeet - Talarak fundation - mars 2018


Conure cuivrée du Suriname
Surinam brown throated parakeet - Loro Parque - mars 2016



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