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Aratinga auricapillus

Golden-capped Parakeet

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Containing group: Aratinga

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Scientific Name Aratinga auricapillus aurifrons
Location Serra da Canastra NP, Minas Gerais state, Brazil
Comments A gorgeous yet threatened species endemic to Brazil. Thanks to severe habitat loss, they are now quite scarce throughout their range. They are still seen regularly in and around protected areas like Serra da Canastra NP.
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Photo Gallery: Parrots I
Copyright © Nick Athanas
Scientific Name Aratinga auricapillus
Location Camašari - Bahia, Brazil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Aratinga auricapilla_Golden-capped Parakeet
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2007 Ciro Albano
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