Black-billed Amazon

The Black-billed Amazon lives in mountainous rainforest, usually limestone rainforest, feeding on fruit, seeds, and nuts, and will take cultivated fruit like mangos, papayas and cucumbers as well as wild fruits.

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The Black-billed Amazon is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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. More

Black-Billed Amazon - Amazona agilis = IUCN Status: Vulnerable IUCN Species Profile Black-billed Amazon stamps: Black-billed Amazon. Amazona agilis. 27. 69-236. http://www.bird-stamps.org/species/69.htm Index of Species in the family Psittacidae (Parrots): Amazona ventralis. 69-234. White-fronted Amazon. Amazona albifrons. 69-236. Black-billed Amazon. Amazona agilis. 69-239. Red-spectacled Amazon. Amazona pretrei. 69-242. ... http://www.rtdwebsolutions.com/parrottalk/4/amazon-cuban-parrot.html amazon cuban parrot: ...www.thesca.org.uk/cites/appendix1.html. Search Results ... More

* Black-billed Amazon Amazona agilis * Blue-cheeked Amazon Amazona dufresniana * Blue-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva * Cuban Amazon or Rose-throated Parrot Amazona leucocephala * Festive Amazon Amazona festiva * Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis * Imperial Amazon Amazona imperialis * Kawall's Amazon Amazona kawalli * Lilac-crowned Amazon Amazona finschi * Mealy Amazon More

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The Black-billed Amazon was once as common as the Yellow-billed Amazon, but has become much rarer due to deforestation and hurricane damage fragmenting its forest, poaching for food and the pet trade in wild parrots. Birdboards Affiliates Link Partners Please Vote For Us! Click on the link partners below to vote for Birdboards and help us to get to the top of the Birdlist! Birdboards.com Topsites pet link exchange. More

Black-billed Amazon Amazona agilis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Vulnerable Justification The extent of this species's range is very small, but it does not qualify as Endangered because habitat is not severely fragmented and it is known from more than five locations. More

Rudolph Diesel Black-billed Amazon chick sitting on a Jamaican Boa that had previously consumed two nest mates in May 1999. Cockpit Country, Jamaica. Zoom In Snakes & ladders: Tree-trimming reduces predation of rare parrots = 30-03-2007 Nest predation by snakes More

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Jamaica WWF Black-billed Amazon Strip of 4 stamps {2006} Jamaica WWF Black-billed Amazon Strip of 4 stamps {2006} Jamaica WWF Black-billed Amazon Strip of 4 stamps {2006} Seller: Panda_stamps Club+ member: Gold GB 6 hour(s) Fixed price: £1.95 ± $ 2. More

Did You Know?The courtship display of the Black-billed Amazon is unlike that of other amazons - the male charges at the female and sways from side to side with a stiff-legged awkward motion, sometimes jumping over the female. Species Profile Genus: Amazona Species: agilis Size: Adult Weight: 25cm (9. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Amazona
Species : agilis
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)
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