Black-billed Amazon (Amazona agilis)

The Black-billed Amazon bird, also known as the Yellow-crowned Amazon, is a medium-sized parrot species found in Central and South America. These birds are known for their beautiful plumage, social behavior, and mimicry skills. They have a distinct yellow crown on their head and black bill, which distinguishes them from other Amazon parrots.

In the wild, Black-billed Amazons prefer dense forests and are often found in large flocks. They are social and intelligent birds, communicating with each other through a variety of vocalizations. They are known for their ability to mimic sounds, both natural and artificial. This makes them popular among bird enthusiasts and as household pets.

Black-billed Amazon birds are mostly herbivores and feed on fruits, nuts, and seeds. They also eat flowers, buds, bark, and occasionally insects. They have strong beaks that enable them to crack open hard nuts and seeds with ease.

These birds are monogamous and form strong pairs that mate for life. Breeding season varies from region to region but is typically between December and May. Females lay 2-4 eggs, which hatch after an incubation period of around 30 days. Both parents take care of the chicks, which fledge after 60-70 days.

The Black-billed Amazon bird population is declining due to habitat loss and poaching for the pet trade. They are protected in some countries, such as Brazil and Mexico, but many populations are still threatened. Conservation efforts are underway to protect these beautiful birds and their habitats.

In conclusion, the Black-billed Amazon bird is a stunning species admired for its vibrant colors, social behavior, and mimicry skills. It plays an important role in its ecosystem as a seed disperser and pollinator. However, conservation efforts are necessary to ensure the survival of this species and to prevent their disappearance from the wild.

Other names

Amazona agilis



Black-billed Amazon

papagai jamaicà becfosc



crnokljuna amazonka

amazoňan černozobý

Sortnæbbet Amazone

Jamaicaanse Amazone


Amazone verte


Amazzone becconero


juodasnapė amazonė


amazonka mała


Ямайский черноклювый амазон

Crnokljuni amazonac

amazoňan červenokrídly

Amazona jamaicana piquioscura

svartnäbbad amazon

Kara Gagalı Amazon

амазон ямайський


pirostükrös amazon