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