Red-necked Amazon (Amazona arausiaca)

The Red-necked Amazon bird, also known as the Red-lored Amazon, is a beautiful tree-dwelling bird found in the humid forests of tropical South America. It is a medium-sized parrot that is about 30 centimeters long and has a wingspan of about 45 centimeters. It is a popular pet bird that is known for its talking abilities.

The Red-necked Amazon bird has a distinctive red patch on its forehead and a bright red throat. It has green feathers on its back, wings, and tail, which are bordered with blue. Its belly is yellow and has a blue patch on its lower back. The male and female birds have similar plumage, but the male is slightly larger.

These birds are known for their sociability and intelligence. When they are in pairs or flocks, they are very vocal and will often chatter, screech, and whistle. They are also excellent imitators and can mimic human speech, sounds of other birds, and even household sounds like doorbells.

The Red-necked Amazon bird is an omnivore, meaning it eats both plants and animals. Its diet consists of fruits, nuts, seeds, and insects. In the wild, they forage for food in the treetops by cracking nuts and seeds with their strong beaks.

These birds are monogamous and breed between March and August. When they mate, they will often stay together for life. The female lays two to four eggs, which are incubated by both the male and female for about 26 days. The chicks are born with closed eyes and are completely dependent on their parents. They fledge at around 60 days and become independent after about 90 days.

The Red-necked Amazon bird is classified as a least concern species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). However, their natural habitat is threatened by deforestation and the pet trade. It is important to protect their habitat and prevent illegal trapping and trading of these birds.

In conclusion, the Red-necked Amazon bird is a beautiful and intelligent bird found in the tropical forests of South America. They are known for their talking abilities, sociability, and foraging skills. It is important to protect their habitat and prevent illegal pet trading to maintain a healthy population of these birds.

Other names

Amazona arausiaca



Red-necked Amazon

papagai de Bouquet



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Blåhovedet Amazone



Amazone de Bouquet


Amazzone collorosso


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Краснозобый амазон

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Amazona gorjirroja

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Kızıl Gerdanlı Amazon

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