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Amazon Parrot
AMAZON PARROT is the common name for a parrot of the genus Amazona. These are medium-sized parrots native to the New World
New World
ranging from South America
South America
to Mexico
Mexico
and the Caribbean
Caribbean
. Most amazon parrots are predominantly green, with accenting colors that depend on the species and can be quite vivid. They feed primarily on seeds, nuts , and fruits , supplemented by leafy matter. Many amazon parrots have a remarkable ability to mimic human speech and other sounds. Partly because of this, they are popular as pets or companion parrots , and a small industry has developed in breeding parrots in captivity for this market. This popularity has led to many parrots being taken from the wild to the extent that some species have become threatened
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Yucatan Amazon
The YUCATAN AMAZON (Amazona xantholora), also known as the YELLOW-LORED AMAZON, YUCATAN PARROT or YELLOW-LORED PARROT is a species of amazon parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is found in Belize , Honduras , and Mexico . Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests , coastal mangroves and heavily degraded former forest; an example location of occurrence is in the Petenes mangroves ecoregion of the Yucatan. (World Wildlife Fund. 2010) DISTRIBUTION "> Pet * Female at Xcaret Park REFERENCES * ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amazona xantholora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature . Retrieved 26 November 2013. * ^ "Yellow-lored Amazon (Amazona xantholora) - BirdLife species factsheet". datazone.birdlife.org. Retrieved 2017-03-03. * ^ Trust, World Parrot. "Yellow-lored Amazon (Amazona xantholora) Parrot Encyclopedia". www.parrots.org. Retrieved 2017-03-03
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White-fronted Amazon
A. a. albifrons A. a. saltuensis A. a. nana The WHITE-FRONTED AMAZON (Amazona albifrons) also known as the WHITE-FRONTED PARROT, or by the adopted slang term SPECTACLED AMAZON PARROT, is a Central American species of parrot . Not to be confused with the red-spectacled amazon . They can imitate a range from 30 to 40 different sounds. Like other large parrots, the white-fronted parrot has a long potential life span, usually around 40 years. Tikal, Guatemala CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Taxonomy * 3 Distribution and habitat * 4 Breeding * 5 References * 6 External links DESCRIPTION Upper body The white-fronted amazon, at about 25 cm (9.8 in) long, is the smallest of the amazon parrots . This species is named for the bright white patch of feathers on its forehead, although the amount of white varies from individual to individual. They have mostly green plumage with some blue colouring on their outspread wings
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Black-billed Amazon
The BLACK-BILLED AMAZON (Amazona agilis) is a parrot endemic to Jamaica . Sometimes called the BLACK-BILLED PARROT, this amazon parrot is mostly green with small patches of red on the wing and sometimes flecked on the head. Its bill makes it easy to separate from most other amazons, including the yellow-billed amazon , which also lives in Jamaica. It is the smallest Amazona parrot at 25 cm (10 in). CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Habitat * 3 Population * 4 Call * 5 References * 6 External links DESCRIPTION At Vienna Zoo, Austria This parrot is smaller than the yellow-billed amazon and measures between 10.5 and 11.5 inches (27 and 29 centimetres). In males, the bill is very dark grey, almost black, becoming paler towards the base. The cere is very dark grey, as is the skin around the eyes, and the iris is dark brown. This bird's plumage is predominantly green, paler and more yellowish on the underparts. The feathers of the neck are edged with dusky black
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Tucumán Amazon
The TUCUMáN AMAZON (Amazona tucumana), also known as the ALDER AMAZON, is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is mainly green and has red at the front of its head above its pale beak. It is found in woodland (especially with Alnus acuminata or Podocarpus parlatorei ) in the Yungas of Argentina and Bolivia . It is threatened by habitat loss and capture for the parrot trade . DESCRIPTIONThe Tucumán amazon is a mostly green short-tailed parrot, medium-sized at 31 cm (12 in) long. The green feathers of the upper-body have black margins. There is red plumage on the forehead and fore-crown, and the red does not extend around the white eye-rings. It has red primary wing feathers and no red at the bend of the wing. It has orange thighs and red at base of the green tail. They have a horn coloured beak, orange-yellow irises, and pinkish-grey legs
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Puerto Rican Amazon
The PUERTO RICAN AMAZON (Amazona vittata), also known as the PUERTO RICAN PARROT or IGUACA, is the only extant bird endemic to the archipelago of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
belonging to the Neotropical genus Amazona . Measuring 28–30 cm (11.0–11.8 in), the bird is a predominantly green parrot with a red forehead and white rings around the eyes. Two subspecies have been described, although there are doubts regarding the distinctiveness of the form gracilipes from Culebra Island , extinct since 1912. Its closest relatives are believed to be the Cuban amazon (Amazona leucocephala) and the Hispaniolan amazon (Amazona ventralis). The Puerto Rican amazon
Puerto Rican amazon
reaches sexual maturity at between three and four years of age. It reproduces once a year and is a cavity nester . Once the female lays eggs she will remain in the nest and continuously incubate them until hatching
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Hispaniolan Amazon
The HISPANIOLAN AMAZON or HISPANIOLAN PARROT (Amazona ventralis) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is found on Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic ), and has been introduced to Puerto Rico , and the U.S. Virgin Islands . The main features that differentiate it from other amazons are the white forehead, pale beak, white eye-ring, blue ear patch, and red belly. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests , subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests , and plantations . It is threatened in its home range by habitat loss and the capture of individuals for the pet trade. The presence of this bird outside of its native Hispaniola is due to it being introduced, this in part from a release of birds raised in captivity as a studied rehearsal for the re-colonization program of the highly endangered Puerto Rican amazon
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René Lesson
RENé PRIMEVèRE LESSON (20 March 1794 – 28 April 1849) was a French surgeon , naturalist , ornithologist , and herpetologist . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Amphibian and reptile species described by Lesson * 3 Amphibian and reptile species described in Lesson’s honour * 4 Bibliography * 4.1 By Lesson * 4.2 About Lesson * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links BIOGRAPHYHe was born at Rochefort , and entered the Naval Medical School in Rochefort at the age of sixteen. He served in the French Navy
French Navy
during the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
; in 1811 he was third surgeon on the frigate Saale, and in 1813 was second surgeon on the Regulus. In 1816 Lesson changed his classification to pharmacist
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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
GEORGES-LOUIS LECLERC, COMTE DE BUFFON (French pronunciation: ​ ; 7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788) was a French naturalist , mathematician , cosmologist , and encyclopédiste . His works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
and Georges Cuvier
Georges Cuvier
. Buffon published thirty-six quarto volumes of his Histoire Naturelle during his lifetime; with additional volumes based on his notes and further research being published in the two decades following his death. It has been said that "Truly, Buffon was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century". Buffon held the position of intendant (director) at the Jardin du Roi, now called the Jardin des Plantes
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Amazona (song)
"AMAZONA" is the third track from Roxy Music 's November 1973 album Stranded . It features a very high pitched guitar solo from Phil Manzanera . Intro is played with Bo Diddley beat. The middle section is in 14/4 timing, 4 bars of 3/4 and one of 2/4. USED AS SAMPLEThe opening guitar has been used by Ice-T for his song "That's How I'm Living"
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Yellow-billed Amazon
The YELLOW-BILLED AMAZON, also called the JAMAICAN AMAZON, (Amazona collaria) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is a predominantly green parrot with a short tail and pink throat and neck. It is endemic to Jamaica , where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests , subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests , plantations , and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss and illegal trapping of wild birds for the pet trade. The yellow-billed amazon was one of the many species originally described by Linnaeus in his 18th century work, Systema Naturae . CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Distribution and habitat * 3 Status * 4 References * 5 Cited texts * 6 External links DESCRIPTION Two at St Andrew, Jamaica The yellow-billed amazon is 28 cm (11 in) long
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Red-spectacled Amazon
The RED-SPECTACLED AMAZON (Amazona pretrei) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is found in Argentina , Brazil , and Paraguay . Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests , subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests , dry savanna , and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss . CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 References * 3 Cited texts * 4 External links DESCRIPTION In Rio Grande do Sul , Brazil The red-spectacled amazon is 32 cm (13 in) long. It is mostly green with some sparse red spots on head, variable extent of red on forehead, lores and around eyes, white eyerings, red on the bend of the wings with blue tips to secondaries and primaries, yellowish bill. Females have less red on the bend of the wing. REFERENCES * ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amazona pretrei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2
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Red-crowned Amazon
The RED-CROWNED AMAZON, (Amazona viridigenalis) also known as RED-CROWNED PARROT, GREEN-CHEEKED AMAZON, or MEXICAN RED-HEADED PARROT, is an endangered amazon parrot native to northeastern Mexico
Mexico
. The current native wild population of between 1,000 and 2,000 is decreasing. The main threats to the native bird's survival are the illegal export of trapped birds from Mexico
Mexico
to the United States
United States
and the destruction of habitat. CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Range * 3 Behavior * 4 Aviculture * 5 References * 6 External links DESCRIPTION Head and neck Their appearance is generally green with the most notable features being a bright red forehead and crown, dark blue streak behind the eyes, and light green cheeks
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Red-browed Amazon
Red-browed parrot The RED-BROWED AMAZON (Amazona rhodocorytha) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is endemic to Atlantic Forest in eastern Brazil . It has been considered a subspecies of the blue-cheeked amazon , but today all major authorities consider them separate species. It is threatened both by habitat loss and by being captured for the trade in wild parrots . CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Distribution and habitat * 3 Behaviour * 4 Status * 5 References * 6 External links DESCRIPTIONThe red-browed amazon has a bright red crown fading to purplish-brown at the back. The cheeks and throat are blue and the wing and body plumage is green with dark markings on the back of the neck. Black and red patches can be seen on the wings when they are spread and the tail feathers have red markings and are tipped with yellow. The beak and legs are grey and the iris of the eye is orange-brown
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Panama Amazon
The PANAMA AMAZON, also known as the PANAMA YELLOW-HEADED AMAZON, (Amazona ochrocephala panamensis) is a subspecies of the yellow-crowned amazon , and is endemic to Panama (including the Pearl Islands and Coiba ) and northwest Colombia . In aviculture, it is sometimes listed as a separate species (Amazona panamensis), and this is potentially correct; at least as a phylogenetic species . DESCRIPTIONAdults are approximately 35 centimetres (13.8 in) in length, are bright green with a yellow area on the forehead, and a horn-colored (gray) beak, sometimes with a dark tip, but lacking the reddish coloring on the upper mandible that is present in the nominate yellow-crowned amazon. The plumage of the body is green with a little coloring at the brims of the wings. The yellow on the crown is more restricted, and tends to be triangular, compared with the more extensive and rounder distribution of yellow on the nominate race. There is much variation in coloring among individuals
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Festive Amazon
The FESTIVE AMAZON (Amazona festiva), also known as the FESTIVE PARROT, is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae . It is found in Brazil , Colombia , Ecuador , Bolivia , Guyana , Peru , and Venezuela . It is associated with forest (especially Várzea ) and woodland growing near major rivers. Locally it is also found in coastal mangroves (primarily in Amapá ). There are two subspecies; A. f. festiva and A. f. bodini. CONTENTS * 1 Description * 2 Taxonomy * 3 Status * 4 Gallery * 5 References DESCRIPTION Amazona f. festiva The subspecies bodini has more red to the forecrown and more blue to the face than the nominate. In flight, both subspecies show deep blue outer wings (outer webs of the primaries and the primary coverts ) and a red rump, but the latter is reduced in juveniles
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