Black-capped Parakeet

It lives in humid forests, ranging from the Amazonian lowlands up to an altitude of 2000 m. on the East Andean slopes. While its habitat is being disturbed, parts of its range are within protected areas , and it remains widespread and locally fairly common. Flock size 20-30, smaller in breeding season.

The Black-capped Parakeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Black-capped Parakeet, the Rock Conure or the Sandia Conure - is native to the western Amazon basin from Peru to Bolivia and possibly the western edge of Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes humid lowland forests, less often in east Andean foothills up to 300m. The average flock size consists of 20-30 conures; smaller groups during the breeding season. Description: This conure averages 9.8 inches (25cm) in length and weighs around 2.5 ounces. More

The closest match was Black-capped parakeet but far too high at 1600 m. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Pyrrhura
Species : rupicola
Authority : (Tschudi, 1844)