Cherry-headed Conure

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Also known as the Red-masked Parakeet, the Cherry-headed Conure is native to Ecuador and Peru. Its conservation status is considered to be near threatened.

Cherry-headed Conure
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Classification
Order Psittaciformes
Family Psittacidae
Genus Aratinga
Species A. erythrogenys
Aviculture
Noise level Loud
Skill level Intermediate
Size Medium
Price Various
Maintenance Medium
Talking Good

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