Vinaceous-breasted parrot

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Vinaceous-breasted parrot is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Vinaceous-breasted Parrot, copyright Edson EndrigoThalurania glaucopis Itatiaia National Park: This is the first Brazilian National Park, established in 1937, with 30,000 ha. The area spans elevational gradient, ranging from 300 m (humid Atlantic forest) up to 2,800 m ("campo de altitude"). In the lowlands forests we can see a large number of palm trees (Euterpe edulis), now highly threatened by the harvesting. More

The Vinaceous-breasted Parrot is disappearing because its habitat is going. This parrot lives closely associated to a particular tree, the Araucaria of the Atlantic rain forest But due to logging and the unplanned expansion of towns, these trees are vanishing. And so are the parrots. In spite of the dramatic reduction is size, the Atlantic rain forest is still huge in the province of Misiones. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Amazona
Species : vinacea
Authority : (Kuhl, 1820)