Yellow-billed Amazon

The Yellow-billed Amazon was one of the many species originally described by Linnaeus in his 18th century work, Systema Naturae.

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

other Amazons, including the Yellow-billed Amazon, which also lives in Jamaica. 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. 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. More

The Yellow-billed Amazon, also called the Jamaican Amazon, (Amazona collaria) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is a predominantly green parrot with a short tail and pink throat and neck. It is endemic to Jamaica, where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, plantations, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss and illegal trapping of wild birds for the pet trade. More

* Yellow-billed amazon (Amazona collaria) ; Puerto Rican amazon (Amazona vittata vittata) ; black-billed amazon (Amazona agilis) * 1972. 1 wateroclour ; 45.3 x 36 cm. (s.m.) * * Email * Order Item > Full record This item has not yet been digitised. Order a copy through CopiesDirect. Cooper, William T. More

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Information on the yellow-billed Amazon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Authentication - This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: References - 1. IUCN Red List (April, 2009) 2. More

Photos of Jamaican Yellow-Billed Amazons nesting in Kingston, Jamaica in the wild! site map intro table page current price list reserving contact guarantee choosing a bird shipping policies diet species we raise weaning times species' profiles 2006 baby prices hand-feeding now More

Sorry, we no longer raise Jamaican Yellow-Billed Amazons but have left information on the site for informational purposes. approx. size: 11 inches/28 cm native to: island of Jamaica available season: not available min. More

trade, this parrot - once as common as the Yellow-billed Amazon - has now become rare and endangered. These parrots are seen in small groups or flocks of up to 30 birds where they blend into the canopy of the forest perfectly camouflaged by their green plumage. They are usually detected by their screeching calls during flight. They often form larger flocks with the Yellow-billed Amazon Parrot, usually when foraging. More

Yellow-billed AmazonsYellow-billed Amazon Parrots, Red-throated Amazons or Yamaican Yellow-billed Parrots = Amazona Collaria Useful Webpages: General Information about Amazon Parrots ... Amazon Species ... Amazon Photo Gallery .... The Diseases of the Amazon Parrots ... Amazon Nutrition / Diet ... More

Did You Know?The Yellow-billed Amazon is the only Amazon parrot with a yellow bill - most other Amazons have either black or buff coloured beaks. Species Profile Genus: Amazona Species: collaria Size: Adult Weight: 28cm (11 in) 260g (9. More

Yellow-billed Amazons can probably live up to 50 years judging by life spans of similar species. Little is known about their life span in captivity. Appearance and Personality Yellow-billed Amazons are medium sized Amazons. They are stocky green parrots with white foreheads, blue caps, pinkish throats and yellow bills. The undersides of the wings are blue and the tails feathers are yellowish-green with pinkish-red at the base. The beak is a yellow horn color. More

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