Amazona gender characteristics
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.
- 1 Amazona gender characteristics
- 2 Feeding Amazona
- 3 Amazona habitats
- 4 The Amazona in captivity
- 5 Especies del género Amazona
- 5.1 1 Amazona Alinaranja Amazona amazonica
- 5.2 2 Amazona Cariazul Amazona dufresniana
- 5.3 3 Amazona Charao Amazona pretrei
- 5.4 4 Amazon Colirroja Amazona brasiliensis
- 5.5 5 Amazona Coronirroja Amazona rhodocorytha
- 5.6 6 Amazona leucocephala Amazona Cubana
- 5.7 7 Amazona Amazona barbadensis shoulder gualda
- 5.8 8 Amazona Kawall kawall's amazon
- 5.9 9 Amazona Amazona ventralis the Spanish
- 5.10 10 San Vicente de Amazon Amazon guilding
- 5.11 11 Amazona Amazona versicolor St. Lucia
- 5.12 12 Amazona Amazona Tres Marias tresmariae
- 5.13 13 Amazon Amazon diadem Diadema
- 5.14 14 Amazona Festiva festive Amazon
- 5.15 15 Amazon Frentialba white-fronted amazon
- 5.16 16 Amazon, the Amazon Summer Frentiazul
- 5.17 17 Frentirroja Amazona Amazona autumnalis
- 5.18 18 Amazon, the Amazon gorjirroja arausiaca
- 5.19 19 Amazona Guayabera Amazona finschi
- 5.20 20 Amazona Amazona mealy northern guatemalae
- 5.21 21 Mealy rider southern Mealy Amazon
- 5.22 22 Amazona Imperial Amazona imperialis
- 5.23 23 Amazona Amazona Jamaican Piquiclara collaria
- 5.24 24 Amazon Jamaican Piquioscura Amazona agilis
- 5.25 25 Amazon, the Amazon hired Mercenaria
- 5.26 26 Amazona nuquigualda yellow-naped amazon
- 5.27 27 Amazona vittata Amazona Puerto Rican
- 5.28 28 Real Amazona Amazona ochrocephala
- 5.29 29 Amazona Amazona Tamaulipeca viridigenalis
- 5.30 30 Amazona Amazona Tucumana tucumana
- 5.31 31 Amazona Amazona vinos vinacea
- 5.32 32 Amazona Amazona Yucateca xantholora
- 5.33 33 Yellow-headed Parrot Amazona oratrix
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.
The Amazona in captivity
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.
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.
Description Amazona Alinaranja
Of 33 to 36 cm.. height can weigh between 350 gr y 450 gr.
The Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona amazonica)
34 to 37 cm.. height and between 480 and 600g. weight.
The Blue cheeked Parrot (Amazona dufresniana) is easily identifiable by the
32 cm.. length and 295 g. of weight.
The Red-spectacled Parrot (Amazona pretrei) has the forecrown, lores, front of
37 cm.. length and 430 g. of weight.
The Red-tailed Parrot (Amazona brasiliensis) has forecrown, front of crown and
35-40 cm.. length and 450-650 g. of weight.
The Red-browed Parrot (Amazona rhodocorytha) has the forecrown and front
28-33 cm.. length and 260-301 g. of weight.
The Cuban Parrot (Amazona leucocephala) has a plumage rather variable, with a
33 to 36 cm.. height and an average weight of 270 g.
The Yellow-shouldered Parrot (Amazona barbadensis) has
35-36 cm.. length.
The Kawall's Parrot (Amazona kawalli) after not having been recorded in the wild for a few 70
28-31 cm.. length and 250 g. of weight.
The Hispaniolan Parrot (Amazona ventralis) has the forecrown and
40 cm.. length and 580 – 700 weight g.
The plumage of the St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii)
43 cm.. length and 700-800 g. of weight.
The St. Lucia Parrot (Amazona versicolor) has the lores, cheeks and forecrown,
38-40 cm.. length and 580-650 g. of weight.
The Tres Marias Parrot (Amazona tresmariae) has head and throat color
31–35 cm. length and 450-550 g. of weight.
The Diademed Parrot (Amazona Diadema) is in
38-41 cm.. tall and 370g. weight.
The Festive Parrot (Amazona festiva) has the cheeks and sides neck green
22 to 26 cm.. length.
The White-fronted Parrot (Amazona albifrons) has the forecrown white; lores, upper cheeks and ring
33-39 cm.. height and weight around the 450 and 550 g..
The Blue fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva) is distinguished by the
35,5 to 38,1 cm.. height and between 314 and 485g. weight.
The Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis) is distinguished by its forecrown red;
40 cm.. length and 650 g. of weight.
The Red-necked Parrot (Amazona arausiaca) has
33 cm. head to tail and weighs on average 310 g..
The Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi) has the forecrown and
38 cm.. length and 705-766 g. of weight.
The Northern Mealy Parrot (Amazona guatemalae) is a large parrot, mainly green, with a
38 to 45 cm.. from head to tail and 535 to 766 weight g.
The Southern Mealy Parrot (Amazona farinosa)
The largest gender Amazon, measuring up 45 cm.. length.
The Imperial Parrot (Amazona imperialis) has the lores
28 cm.. length and 260 g. of weight.
The Yellow-billed Parrot (Amazona collaria) It has a distinctive narrow band in
25 cm.. length and 178 g. of weight.
The Black-billed Parrot (Amazona agilis) It is the smallest of the
33 to 38 cm.. tall and 300 g. of weight.
The Scaly-naped Amazon (Amazona mercenarius) It is the only rider in mountain areas.
35,5-38 cm.. length and 480 g. of weight.
The Yellow-naped Parrot (Amazona auropalliata) It has a large size; their forecrown and
29 cm.. length and 320 g. of weight.
The Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) has the forecrown and lores, color
35 to 41 cm.. height and between 380 and 500 g. of weight.
The Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala) has the forecrown and
30.5-33 cm.. length and 294 g. of weight.
The Red-crowned Parrot (Amazona viridigenalis) has the lores, forecrown and crown, red
31 cm.. length.
The Tucuman Parrot (Amazona tucumana) It is mostly green, with black borders on the
30 cm.. length and an approximate weight of 370 g..
The Vinaceous Parrot (Amazona vinacea) has the lores and forecrown of
25-28 cm.. length and 200-232 g. of weight.
The Yellow-lored Parrot (Amazona xantholora) has the lores and a close frontal band,
35-38 cm. in length weighing up 500 g..
The Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix) has head and nape of
The vast majority of these beautiful birds are not suitable for living in captivity. History and characteristics of the species.