Tag: Amazon Birds

Green-Cheeked Amazon

Green-Cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazonas viridigenalis Origin: Northeastern Mexico Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: 30-33cm (11.7-12.8 inches) Color:  Mainly green Sounds: screeching, loud noises, can mimic human sounds and voices Interaction: Highly social   Physical Characteristics of Green-Cheeked Amazon Also called red-crowned parrot, the Green-Cheeked Amazon …

Blue-fronted Amazon

Blue-fronted Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona aestiva Average life span: 50 to 60 years Origin: Bolivia Size: 14 to 15 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Blue-fronted Amazon The Blue-fronted Amazon has a small body with dark grey beak that is distinct because …

Festive Amazon

Festive Amazon Scientific Name:  Amazona festiva Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 13 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction:  Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of the Festive Amazon The Festive Amazon parrot’s main plumage color is forest green and the size …

Red-tailed Amazon

Red-tailed Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona brasiliensis Origin: Southeastern Brazil Average Lifespan: Up to 30+ years Size: Up to 14 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-tailed Amazon The Red-tailed Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon specie that grows up to around 14 …

Blue-cheeked Amazon

Blue-cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona dufresniana Origin: Venezuela, the Guianas, and Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 14.4 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Blue-cheeked Amazon The Blue-cheeked Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon parrot specie that could grow in …

Red-browed amazon

Red-browed amazon Scientific Name: Amazona rhodocorytha Origin: Eastern Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 15 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Somewhat Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-browed Amazon The Red-browed Amazon is considered as one of the largest species of Amazon parrots. A fully …

Red-lored Amazon

Red-lored Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona autumnalis Origin: Mexico and Ecuador Average Lifespan: Up to 75 years Size: Up to 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Red-lored Amazon The Red-lored Amazon could grow as much as 13 to 14 inches in length from head …

Lilac-crowned Amazon

Lilac-crowned Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona finschi Origin: Mexico Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 13 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Lilac-crowned Amazon Compared to other Amazon species, the Lilac-crowned Amazons are quite small in size with an average of 13 inches …

Red-spectacled Amazon

Red-spectacled Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona pretrei Origin: Argetina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay Average Lifespan: 50 years or more Size: Up to 13 inches Color:  Mainly green Sounds: Relatively quiet with occasional noise Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Red-spectacled Amazon The Red-spectacled Amazon could grow up to 13 inches in …

Tucuman Parrot

Tucuman Parrot Scientific Name: Amazona tucumana Origin: Northern Argentina and Southeast Bolivia Average Lifespan: Up to 40 years or more Size: Up to 12 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Tucuman Parrot This Amazon specie has overall green body covert color with black …

 20 Facts You Would Love to Know About Amazon Parrots

The Amazon parrots are very popular as pets not only because of their colorful physical features but also because of their intelligence, charm, wit, and their very colorful personality. Many pet bird owners, particularly, avian collectors are very fond of the Amazon parrots but due to their population …

Black-billed Amazon

Black-billed Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona agilis Origin: Jamaica and West Indies Average Lifespan: Up to 50 years or more Size: Up to 11 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Black-billed Amazon The body of Black-billed Amazon Black-billed parrot is composed mostly of green …

White-fronted Amazon

White-fronted Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona Albifrons Origin: Southern Mexico and Central America Average Lifespan: Up to 40 to 50 years Size: Up to 10 inches Color: Mainly green with white patch on the head Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of White-fronted Amazon This Amazon specie is …

Yellow-lored Amazon

Yellow-lored Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona xantholora Origin: Yucatan Peninsula Average Lifespan: 50 years or longer Size: 9 to 10 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Yellow-lored Amazon The color or its plumage is mainly green with black on the edges. They are …

Puerto Rican Amazon

Puerto Rican Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona vittata Origin: Puerto Rico Average Lifespan: Up to 27 years Size: Up to 11 – 12 inches head to tail Color:  Mainly green with blue edged feathers Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Puerto Rican Amazon The Puerto Rican …