Hispaniolan Amazon

Hispaniolan or San Domingo Amazon Parrot

Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots or San Domingo Amazons (Amazona ventralis) occur naturally in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and some offshore islands, including Hispaniola and Gonave Island. It has been introduced to Puerto Rico. They are usually seen in pairs or small groups. Their numbers are sharply decreasing in their native habitat and they are uncommon in … Read more

Mealy Amazon Parrot (Amazona farinosa)

The Mealy Amazon Parrot is one of the largest Amazon parrot species. The Mealy Parrots are social and can usually be found in pairs or in large flocks. They are even known to interact with other parrots, such as macaws.

White-fronted Amazon Parrot

White-fronted or Spectacled Amazon Parrots (Amazona albifrons albifrons)

The White-fronted Amazon or Spectacled Amazon Parrot (Amazona albifrons albifrons) is the most abundant of the Amazon Parrots. Distribution They are native to Southern Mexico and Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua), where they frequent dry areas with trees, cactus and thornbush savannah, as well as rain forest areas from sea level to … Read more

Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva aestiva)

Blue-fronted Yellow-shouldered Amazons as Pets

Personality: Blue-fronted Amazons are commonly seen as a pet in South America, the United States as well as other parts of the world, where they have been appreciated for their intelligence, beauty and talking abilities for over a century. Their talking ability is ranked third among birds when compared to African Grey Parrots or Yellow-naped … Read more

Scaly-naped Amazon

Scaley-naped Amazon Parrot or Mercenary Amazon

The Scaly-naped Amazon (Amazona mercenaria mercenaria) is native to Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela; where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Sub-species: Description: The Scaly-naped Amazon parrot averages 13.5 ins (34 cm) in length. The plumage is generally green. The forehead, cheeks, upper and … Read more

Are Amazon Parrots Aggressive? How To Deal With One?

Our pet amazon parrot Emerald and dog have been been living together for years in harmony until recently. My parrot now started to attack and chase our dog who is well trained and tolerant of our pet bird. However, we are concerned of him snapping at the bird one day if the abuse continues.

Emerald climbs down off her cage to try to bite him and to chase him out of the room. She also does this to other family members or visitors. She never did that before. She seems to be jealous. She will even come after me if I stop her from attacking others.