Peach-fronted Conure (Aratinga aurea)

Assessment Su​mmary

The species is native to eastern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, far northern Argentina and southern Suriname.

The Peach-fronted conure is not globally threatened and is listed as least concern by the IUCN. The species has an extremely large range and the population trend appears to be stable. The Peach-fronted conure is listed on Appendix II to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna and export and import of this species is therefore subject to regulation under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

This risk assessment concludes that the species is not dangerous to humans, has a low likelihood of establishment in Tasmania. However, the species was found to have moderate consequences if the species established in Tasmania. The species was therefore found to pose a moderate risk to Tasmania and may only be imported and/or kept by those approved to hold moderate threat species.

Assessment Documentation

Peach-fronted Conure (Aratinga aurea) Risk Assessment (146 KB)


Contact

Wildlife Management Branch
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HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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