The Enicognathus genus includes two South American species. They have an overall green plumage with red markings on the forehead.

The Slender-billed Parakeet has a very characteristic long and slender beak.

In aviculture these species belong to the group commonly known as Conures - a term that includes several genera.


Enicognathus ferrugineus
Austral Parakeet

Enicognathus leptorhynchus
Slender-billed Parakeet


Species & Subspecies

  • Enicognathus ferrugineus (Statius Müller, PL, 1776) - Austral Parakeet
    • Enicognathus ferrugineus ferrugineus (Statius Müller, PL, 1776)
    • Enicognathus ferrugineus minor (Chapman, 1919)
  • Enicognathus leptorhynchus (King, PP, 1831) - Slender-billed Parakeet