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hey, there's a color illo of peachfronted conures in bates and busenbark
Awhile back, when I was looking through the literature for articles and photos about Peachfronted Conures, I talked about the black and white photo of three peachfronts in Bates and Busenbark's Parrots and Related Birds.
No clue how I overlooked the fact that there's a beautiful color portrait also included in that book. In my edition, the plate is on page 344, with a comment to the effect that the Peachfront, here called Golden-crown, is "Similar to the Petz' Conure but more attractive." The one in the photo has a large, perfect eye ring, splendid for photography. I wonder how many Peachfronts photographer Horst Muller checked out to find that beauty for his model. The bird is posed perfectly too...
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