Ognorhynchus

The monotypic Ognorhynchus genus include a single Neotropical parrot species: Yellow-eared Parrot.

Its habitat include regions in Columbia and Ecuador.

According to [IUCN] it is Endangered due to an extremely small known population of mature individuals. However intensive conservation actions seem to have stabilised the current population and resulted in a population increase.

In aviculture they are also known as Conures - a term that includes several genera.

 

Ognorhynchus icterotis
Yellow-eared Parrot

Species & Subspecies

  • Ognorhynchus icterotis (Massena & Souancé, 1854) - Yellow-eared Parrot