Amazona albifrons nana
English : White-fronted amazon
French : Amazone à front blanc
Class : Aves
Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Notes : 2 other subspecies known.
Adults can reach a length of 29 cm for a weight of 242 g. Yellow bill, bright green plumage. White spot on forehead. Lores, upper cheeks and eye contour bright red. Small blue area on crown. has red underwing. Smallest subspecies.
Range and habitat
This subspecies occurs from eastern Mexico to north Costa Rica. Species also occurs on Pacific slope of north-west and west Mexico, south to Guatemala. Lives in open woodlands and scrublands, wooded savannas, up to 1850 m.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Appendix II
Status : This species is common over its range and some populations are even increasing. Often trapped in Mexico for international trade.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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