Orange-winged Amazon

There are two subspecies:

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The Orange-winged Amazon is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Orange-winged Amazon is a mainly green parrot about 33 cm (13 in) long and weighing about 340 gm. It has blue and yellow feathers on its head which varies in extent between individuals. The upper mandible is partly horn coloured and partly dark-grey. It has orange feathers in the wings and tail, which can be seen when in flight. The male and female are identical in external appearance. More

Orange-Winged Amazons are one of the smaller Amazons. They average 12 to 13 (~31 - 33 cm) in length; but some subspecies are as small as 10 inches. They weigh around 340 grams. They are often confused with Blue-fronted Amazons. However, the orange-winged amazons are the only amazon with orange feathers in their wings, thus the name Orange-Winged Amazon. The color flight feathers in the Blue Fronts are red. More

The Orange-winged Amazon is a very affectionate and popular pet with a fairly good talking ability! Orange-winged Amazon Contents * Scientific Name: * Distribution: * Description: * Size - Weight: * Care and feeding: * Social Behaviors: * Activities: * Breeding/Reproduction: * Potential More

Orange-Winged Amazons are normally around 13 inches in length from the beak to the tip of the tail feathers. Average Lifespan: 60+ years. Temperament: Orange-Winged Amazons make sweet and affectionate pets and bond closely to their owners. They have excellent speech abilities and a comical attitude that makes them a hit with bird lovers everywhere. More

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Orange-winged Amazons are relatively difficult to breed in captivity. In North America they breed predominantly in the spring and have a limited breeding season, from February or March to June or July. Clutch size is typically three to four eggs. Incubation period is approximately 24 to 26 days. Chicks usually fledge at approximately 10 to 12 weeks of age. Orange-winged Amazons are relatively easy to hand-rear and most hand-rearing formulas can be used successfully. More

Orange-winged Amazons (Amazona amazonica) are one of the smaller Amazons from South America's Amazon basin. They are a gregarious parrot, moving from tree to tree in large flocks in search of ripe fruits and nuts.(1) Its plumage in the wild is emerald green. The crown is yellow with lores and above the eye there is a violet-blue region; cheeks are yellow. The edge of the wing is yellowish-green and primaries are green to violet-blue with black tips. More

Orange-winged Amazons usually have mellower personalities than that of other Amazon birds; however, they are still capable of demonstrating their happiness. These pet parrots have a unique ruff of feathers on their napes that they can raise and lower, making the orange-winged Amazon’s body language more noticeable. Orange-winged Amazon parrots like to be part of the family and enjoy participating in the human activities that go on around the house. More

healthy, well-nurtured orange-winged Amazon is a beautiful parrot. A Style All Their Own Physically, they are unique among Amazons because of the distinctive ruff of feathers on their napes that can be raised and lowered at will. This makes their body language very expressive. When an orange wing is getting a good head scratch, it is likely to raise these feathers. More

Orange-winged Amazons in a cage with toys The Yellow-headed Amazon, Yellow-naped Amazon, Orange-winged Amazon, and Blue-fronted Amazon are some of the Amazon parrot species, which are commonly kept as pets. Amazon parrots, together with macaws, and the African Grey Parrot are all known for their exceptional vocal abilities, playfulness, and dexterity with their feet. Hand reared parrots are very loyal loving companions, and they can live for 50 years or more in captivity. More

Orange-Winged Amazon, Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot, Orange-Winged Parrot Common Names in French: Amazone Aourou Common Names in German: Venezuelaamazone Description - Habitat Vegetation: flooded tropical evergreen forest, river edge and river island forests, gallery forests, low seasonally wet grasslands, tropical lowland evergreen forest • Maximum Elevation: 800 meters • Foraging Strata: Canopy • Center of More

Pictures of orange-winged amazons, a member of the parrot family with a green body and a yellow head. Orange-winged Amazon Orange-winged Amazon Resolution: 2912x4368. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Amazona
Species : amazonica
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)