Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Brown-throated Parakeet

Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Brown-throated Conure, Veraguas Parakeet, Caribbean Parakeet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Awala-Yalimapo, French Guiana - Jul 18, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Thaimaçu, Pará, Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Thaimaçu, Pará, Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Isla Salamanca, Colombia - May 14, 2004 © R S Scanlon 
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S. Central America. Ne. South America. C. South America. West Indies.
Single main population with three small isolated populations;
(1) W. Panama (Caribbean slope of Canal zone).
(2) Aruba Is.
(3) Curacao Is.
Introduced in the West Indies including St. John and St. Thomas in the Virgin Is. and has spread to e. Puerto Rico and Culebra Is.
(4) Bonaire Is.
(5) Tortuga Is.
(6) Margarita and Los Frailes Is.
(7) N. Colombia (Isla Salamanca) and nw. Venezuela.
(8) Ne. Colombia.
(9) E. Colombia.
(10) Venezuela.
(11) Se. Venezuela, s. Guyana and ne. Brazil.
(12) Ne. Venezuela, Surinam and Guiana.
(13) Nw. Brazil.
(14) Nc. Brazil (Para (Thaimacu)).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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