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Especies del género Amazona

The 33 species Amazon of the family parrots (Psittacidae), whose range covers most of South America until Central America and islands of Caribbean.

Medium to large, stocky appearance, predominantly green, with accent colors that depend on the species and can be quite alive, tail short, slightly rounded, wings broad and rounded; the dark edge of their feathers produces the aspect barred in most species; Little or nothing sexual dimorphism; the youth duller colors than those of adults.

With feed mainly seed, nuts and fruit, supplemented by leafy matter.

The majority of the habitats of the Amazon They are arboreal. They are seen in pairs and in small and large flocks; They form large communal meetings at night cabins; noisy and very visible; they have a flight distinctive fast with rapid and shallow wing beats below the level of the body; It is the most widespread and familiar of the Neotropical parrots.

Many Amazon parrots they have a remarkable ability to imitate human speech and other sounds. In part because of this, They are popular as pets or pets, and a small industry has developed in the breeding of parrots in captivity for this market. This popularity has led many parrots of this kind to be caught in their natural environment, thereby causing the decline of their populations, and even the danger of extinction for some species. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has done illegal capture of parrots wild for the pet trade in an attempt to help protect wild populations.




1Orange-winged Parrot

Amazona amazonica location

Description

33 to 36 cm.. height weighing between 350 g and 450g.

The Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona amazonica) is distinguishable by having the … Read the rest

2Blue cheeked Parrot

Amazona dufresniana

Description:

34 to 37 cm.. height and between 480 and 600g. weight.

The Blue cheeked Parrot (Amazona dufresniana) is easily identifiable by the … Read the rest

3Red-spectacled Parrot

Red-spectacled Parrot

Description:

32 cm.. length and 295 g. of weight.

The Red-spectacled Parrot (Amazona pretrei) has the forehead, lores, front of … Read the rest

4Red-tailed Parrot

Red-tailed Parrot

Description:

37 cm.. length and 430 g. of weight.

The Red-tailed Parrot (Amazona brasiliensis) has forehead, front of crown and … Read the rest

5Red-browed Parrot

Red-browed Parrot

Description:

35-40 cm.. length and 450-650 g. of weight.

The Red-browed Parrot (Amazona rhodocorytha) has the forehead and front … Read the rest

6Cuban Parrot

Cuban Parrot

Description:

28-33 cm.. length and 260-301 g. of weight.

The Cuban Parrot (Amazona leucocephala) has a plumage rather variable, with a … Read the rest

7Yellow-shouldered Parrot

Yellow-shouldered Parrot

Description:

33 to 36 cm.. height and an average weight of 270 g.

The Yellow-shouldered Parrot (Amazona barbadensis) has … Read the rest

8Kawall's Parrot

Kawall's Parrot

Description:

35-36 cm.. length.

The Kawall's Parrot (Amazona kawalli) after not having been recorded in the wild for a few 70 … Read the rest

9Hispaniolan Parrot

Hispaniolan Parrot

Description:

28-31 cm.. length and 250 g. of weight.

The Hispaniolan Parrot (Amazona ventralis) has the forehead and the … Read the rest

10St. Vincent Parrot

St. Vincent Parrot

Description:

40 cm.. length and 580 – 700 weight g.

The plumage of the St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii) … Read the rest

11Tres Marias Parrot

Tres Marias Parrot

Description:

38-40 cm.. length and 580-650 g. of weight.

The Tres Marias Parrot (Amazona tresmariae) has head and throat color … Read the rest

12Diademed Parrot

Diademed Parrot

Description:

31–35 cm. length and 450-550 g. of weight.

The Diademed Parrot (Amazona Diadema) is in … Read the rest

13Festive Parrot

Amazona festiva

Description

38-41 cm.. tall and 370g. weight.

The Festive Parrot (Amazona festiva) has the cheeks and sides neck green … Read the rest

14White-fronted Parrot

White-fronted Parrot

Description:

22 to 26 cm.. length.

The White-fronted Parrot (Amazona albifrons) has the forehead white; lores, upper cheeks and ring … Read the rest

15Blue fronted Parrot

Amazona aestiva

Description

33-39 cm.. height and weight around the 450 and 550 g..

The Blue fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva) is distinguished by the … Read the rest

16Red-lored Amazon

Amazona autumnalis

Description:

35,5 to 38,1 cm.. height and between 314 and 485g. weight.

The Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis) is distinguished by its forehead red; … Read the rest

17Red-necked Parrot

Amazona-gorjirroja-(1)

Red-necked Parrot (Amazona arausiaca) | By mikko.pyhala

Description:

40 cm.. length and 650 g. of weight.

The Red-necked Parrot (Amazona arausiaca) has … Read the rest

18Lilac-crowned Parrot

Lilac-crowned Parrot

Description:

33 cm. head to tail and weighs on average 310 g..

The Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi) has the forehead and … Read the rest

19Northern Mealy Parrot

Northern Mealy Parrot

Description:

38 cm.. length and 705-766 g. of weight.

The Northern Mealy Parrot (Amazona guatemalae) is a large parrot, mainly green, with a … Read the rest

20Southern Mealy Parrot

Southern Mealy Parrot

Description:

38 to 45 cm.. from head to tail and 535 to 766 weight g.

The Southern Mealy Parrot (Amazona farinosa) … Read the rest

21Yellow-billed Parrot

Yellow-billed Parrot

Description:

28 cm.. length and 260 g. of weight.

The Yellow-billed Parrot (Amazona collaria) It has a distinctive narrow band in … Read the rest

22Black-billed Parrot

Black-billed Parrot

Description:

25 cm.. length and 178 g. of weight.

The Black-billed Parrot (Amazona agilis) It is the smallest of the … Read the rest

23Scaly-naped Amazon

Amazona mercenarius

Description

33 to 38 cm.. tall and 300 g. of weight.

The Scaly-naped Amazon(Amazona mercenarius) It is the only rider in mountain areas.

Green general coloration, … Read the rest

24Yellow-naped Parrot

Yellow-naped Parrot

Description:

35,5-38 cm.. length and 480 g. of weight.

The Yellow-naped Parrot (Amazona auropalliata) It has a large size; its forehead and … Read the rest

25Puerto Rican Parrot

Amazona vittata

Description:

29 cm.. length and 320 g. of weight.

The Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) has the forehead and the lores, color … Read the rest

26Yellow-crowned Parrot

Yellow-crowned Parrot

Description

35 to 41 cm.. height and between 380 and 500 g. of weight.

The Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala) has the forehead and … Read the rest

27Red-crowned Parrot

Red-crowned Parrot

Description:

30.5-33 cm.. length and 294 g. of weight.

The Red-crowned Parrot (Amazona viridigenalis) has the lores, forehead and crown, of … Read the rest

28Tucuman Parrot

Tucuman Parrot

Description:

31 cm.. length.

The Tucuman Parrot (Amazona tucumana) It is mostly green, with black borders on the … Read the rest

29Vinaceous Parrot

Vinaceous Parrot

Description:

30 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 370 g..

The Vinaceous Parrot (Amazona vinacea) has the lores and forehead of … Read the rest

30Yellow-lored Parrot

Yellow-lored Parrot

Description:

25-28 cm.. length and 200-232 g. of weight.

The Yellow-lored Parrot (Amazona xantholora) has the lores and a close frontal band, … Read the rest

31Yellow-headed Parrot

Yellow-headed Parrot

Description:

35-38 cm. in length weighing up 500 g..

The Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix) has head and nape of … Read the rest

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