Tucumán Amazon Parrot

The Tucumán Amazon (Amazona tucumana) is native to Northern Argentina where it is found in the provinces of Tucumán , Salta and Jujuy as well as Southeast Bolivia in provinces of Chuquisaca and Tarija. Theses amazon parrots prefer forested areas between 3,400 and 7,300 ft; but may migrate to lower altitudes in autumn and winter … Read more

Yellow Shouldered Amazon

Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrot

The Yellow-shouldered Parrot or Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis barbadensis) is endemic to northern Venezuela, the Venezuelan islands of Margarita and La Blanquilla, and the island of Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles).

Senegal Parrots

Yellow-headed aka Double Yellow-headed Amazon Parrots

General Information about Amazon Parrots   The Double Yellow Head or Yellow-headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix aka Amazona ochrocephala oratrix) is probably the best known of all the Amazon Parrots. Differentiating it from other related amazon parrots, this amazon possesses both the yellow nape and yellow crown – hence a “double-yellow” head and the origin of … Read more

Red-lored Amazon

Amazon Parrot from South America

Amazon parrots are large beautiful birds and make great pets. Overview Amazon Parrots originate from South America. In their natural habitats, these sociable birds are often seen in flocks or family groups. These loyal, affectionate and fun-loving parrots have grown to be one of the most popular companion birds around the world. These parrots are … Read more

Red-spectacled Amazon Parrots

Red-spectacled Amazon Parrot or Pretre’s Amazon

The Red-spectacled Amazon or Pretre’s Amazon (Amazona pretrei) is native to south-eastern Brazil, State to Rio Grande do Sul and northern Uruguay, and possibly seasonal migrations of small populations may occur to north-eastern Argentina and the extreme south-eastern Paraguay. This parrot’s preferred habitat includes forest areas, particularly seeking out Parana pine (Araucaria angustifolia) and Podocarpus … Read more

Yellow-crowned Amazon Parrot

Yellow-crowned or Yellow-fronted or Yellow-headed Amazon Parrot

The Yellow-crowned Amazon Parrot aka Yellow-fronted Amazon (Amazona ocrocephala ocrocephala) is native to the rainforest areas of Northern South and Central America. Distribution / Range: They are found in the Amazon Basin and Guianas – Northern Brazil, Venezuela, Middle Amazonia, Eastern Andes, Colombia and Trinidad. Localized populations exist in north-western South America and Panama. It … Read more

Yucatan Amazon (Amazona xantholora)

Yellow-lored Amazon Parrot aka Yacatan Amazon Parrot

The Yellow-lored Amazons (Amazona xantholora) – also also commonly known Yucatan Amazons, are only found in the Yucatan Peninsula and nearby islands, They are common in their natural habitat yet rare in aviculture. Alternate (Global) Names English: Yucatan Parrot, Yellow-lored Parrot, Yamaican Yellow-billed Parrot, Yellow-faced Amazon, Yellow-lored Parrot … Spanish: Amazona de Yucatán, Amazona Yucateca, … Read more

Yellow Shouldered Amazon

Amazon Parrots as Pets

Amazon ownership generally presents multiple challenges, such as excessive chewing, biting or voicing – especially at certain stages in their life. Even a young bird that has not been neglected and abused requires proper guidance; this becomes even more challenging when it involves a rescued bird that may require rehabilitation. Behavioral challenges of the amazon … Read more