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

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