Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis)

The Red-lored Amazon bird, also known as the Amazona autumnalis, is a species of parrot that belongs to the family of Psittacidae. These birds are medium-sized, with an average length of about 30cm and a weight of approximately 300-400g. They have a distinctive red patch on their forehead, which gives them their common name.

The Red-lored Amazon bird is native to the tropical regions of Central and South America, including Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador. They inhabit a variety of forests, including humid, dry, and deciduous forests.

These birds are sociable and tend to live in flocks. They are known for their loud calls, which they use to communicate with each other. They are also excellent mimics and can imitate a variety of sounds, including human speech.

The Red-lored Amazon bird is mainly herbivorous and feeds on a variety of fruits, nuts, and seeds. They also consume flowers, leaves, and insects. They have a strong beak that is well-suited for cracking nuts and seeds.

Unfortunately, like many species of parrots, the Red-lored Amazon bird is threatened by habitat loss and the illegal pet trade. The destruction of their natural habitat for agriculture and logging has led to a decline in their population. Additionally, they are captured and sold as pets, which is illegal in many countries.

Conservation efforts are underway to protect the Red-lored Amazon bird. These efforts include the preservation of their natural habitat and the enforcement of laws against the illegal pet trade. Zoos and breeding programs have also been established to help protect this species.

In conclusion, the Red-lored Amazon bird is a beautiful and sociable bird that is under threat in its natural habitat. It is important to raise awareness of the threats facing this species and take action to protect them.

Other names

Amazona autumnalis



Red-lored Amazon

papagai galtagroc



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amazoňan rudočelý

Gulkindet Amazone



Amazone à lores rouges


Amazzone redini rosse


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Желтощёкий амазон

Žutoobrazni amazonac

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Amazona frentirroja

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Kırmızı Alınlı Amazon

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