Red-lored Amazon

It is 32–35 cm long, with a weight of 310–480 g. The plumage is primarily green, with red forehead and in some subspecies yellow cheeks . The crown is blue. Adult males and females do not differ in plumage. Juveniles have less yellow on cheeks, less red on forehead, and dark irises.

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

Red-lored AmazonYellow Cheek Amazon = Family: PsittacidaePicture of a Red-Lored Amazon or Yellow Cheek Amazon * Puzzles * Postcards Amazona autumnalisPhoto More

The Red-lored Amazon or Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis) is a species of Amazon parrot, native to tropical regions of the Americas, from eastern Mexico south to Ecuador, with a disjunct population in central Brazil, where it occurs in humid evergreen to semi-deciduous forests up to 1,100 m altitude. It is absent from the Pacific side of Central America north of Costa Rica. More

Red-lored Amazons should always be provided with toys, blocks of wood or branches they can chew on. Young Amazons should be socialized to many people and exposed to a variety of situations to avoid fear of novel situations. They need to have some space for exercise. More

the wild, the Red-Lored Amazon is often characterized as shy and gentle. He is often seen hiding in the leaves of trees in the presence of any unknown disturbance. While generally described as sweet, the temperament of any Amazon can never be guaranteed. Some owners of Red-Loreds have experienced aggression from their Red-Lored, because of jealousy. This parrot is noted to be good at training, perhaps due to his intelligence. Like most other amazons, the Red Lored can be very loud. More

The red-lored amazon is known for its steady, gentle nature. They are not as loud as other amazons are, but are also fair talkers. Red-loreds have one of the highest ratings as far as loyalty and affection for their people. They have a playful outgoing personality. Ricky Divot is a domestically bred bird, hatched in 1991. Ricky is a very outgoing talkative bird. One of his favorite things to do is answer "Hello" to knocking on wood (which he can imitate as well. More

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Red-lored Amazon, Yellow-cheeked Amazon, Amazona autumnalis = The red-lored Amazon, also called the yellow-cheeked Amazon, is a devoted pet when tamed. These species have a forehead of bright red. The lores are also red, as is to be expected from the common name used in the United States. The cheeks are yellow, which accounts for the alternative name of the yellow-cheeked Amazon. The crown and nape are bluish purple. More

Description: The Red-lored Amazon or Yellow Cheek Amazon has an overall green coloring. The lore and forehead are red, the crown is blue, and the cheeks are yellow. The wings are a spectacular array of color; green with red in the middle and blue on the outer edges and on the tips. The eye is orange with a white ring around it. The beak is gray but with a yellow horn color on the upper portion and the legs are greenish gray. More

The red-Lored Amazon is almost always described by their owners as, affectionate and cuddly. The affection and loyalty displayed by the Red-Lored Amazon is only one reason why they make such wonderful pets, another is their striking beauty. Their colorful faces have caused many to claim they are one of the most beautiful Amazons. Some owners also report they are good talkers and others report only a couple words. In the wild, this Amazon is often characterized as shy and gentle. More

View the many red-lored amazon pictures our community has added and feel free to leave a personal comment on photos within our red-lored amazon gallery letting the owner know you stopped by. more pictures >>> * My Pet * * videos No red-lored amazon videos yet! owners Below is a list of a couple of red-lored amazon owners. More

The Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis) is a medium-sized parrot that is native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. I have the privilege of sharing my life with one of these striking, good-natured parrots. My husband, Quentin, and I obtained her through a local parrot club. We received a message from the club’s E-mail list concerning a Red-lored Amazon for sale and it took only a few seconds for us to decide to have a look. More

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