Maroon Bellied Conure

Latin Name

Pyrrhura frontalis

Description

The Maroon bellied is primarily green, with a reddish color to the belly area (hence the name). Around the neck is a light brown-goldish set of feathers. The Pyrrhura family can be distinguished from the Aritanga by the light-tipped feathers around the neck.

Length

10 Inches (about the size of a cockatiel).

Sexing

Indeterminable by appearance.

Origin

South-Eastern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Northern Argentina.

Trainability

The Maroon Belly is a playful bird, and is very trainable.

Loudness

The Maroon Belly can be loud, but nowhere near as loud as their Aritanga counterparts.

Pricing

Prices are usually $200.