Amazona autumnalis autumnalis
English : Red-lored amazon
French : Amazone à lores rouges
Class : Aves
Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Notes : 2 other subspecies known.
Adults can reach 35 cm in length for a weight of 485 g. Bill dirty horn-colored with grey sides.Plumage bright green. This subspecies has bright red forehead and lores, yellow cheeks and blue upper crown. Black-scaling on nape.
Range and habitat
This subspecies occurs in central America, from the Caribbean side of Mexico (south Tamaulipas) to North-east Nicaragua. Species also occurs south to Colombia. Lives in edges of forests, open wooded areas, plantations, to 1100 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Appendix II
Status : The species is often the most abundant Amazona within its range. Local declines and even extirpation occur because of overcapture and habitat loss.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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