Golden-plumed Parakeet

Scientific Name
Leptosittaca branickii
Neotropical parrot|Arinae
Conservation Status
Vulnerable (VU)

Recent Nearby Sightings

View all 45 sounds

Range Map

Golden-plumed Parakeet Images

Wikipedia Article

The Golden-plumed Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii) is a Neotropical parrot species within the Psittacidae family, belonging to the monotypic genus Leptosittaca. This somewhat Aratinga-like species is found in humid temperate highland forests, especially with Podocarpus, on the east Andean slope in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It is generally local and uncommon. It is threatened by habitat loss.