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What is a white-eyed conure?

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The white-eyed conure is a species of green parakeet with a thin white ring around each eye. They live throughout northern South America, in habitats ranging from open savannah to dense rain forest.

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White-eyed conures, also known as white-eyed parakeets, can be found nesting in tall palms in the wild, although they also take up residence underneath roofs and other building cavities in urban areas. They are sometimes kept as pets. They are not considered endangered, although they are uncommon in parts of their broad geographical range. White-eyed conures, like other parakeets, eat fruit, flowers, seeds and insects. They become agricultural pests when they feed on crops.

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