Diademed Amazon (Amazona diadema)

The Diademed Amazon is a beautiful green parrot with a striking crown or "diadem" of purple-blue feathers atop its head. Also known as the Diademed Parrot or the Queen of Bavaria's Parrot, this species is found primarily in the tropical rainforests of South America, particularly in Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil.

The Diademed Amazon is a large parrot, growing up to 35 centimeters in length. It has a distinctive appearance, with green feathers covering most of its body, a yellow patch on its forehead, and a bright red patch on its wings. The crown of the Diademed Amazon is most prominent in males, and they use this feature to attract potential mates.

In terms of behavior, the Diademed Amazon is highly social and often seen in pairs or small flocks. They are known for their loud, raucous calls, which they use to communicate with each other. Diademed Amazons are also very intelligent birds and have been known to mimic human speech when raised in captivity.

Despite their captivating beauty, the Diademed Amazon is listed as a vulnerable species due to habitat loss and the pet trade. Deforestation and development have caused a decline in the bird's natural habitat, while capture for the pet trade has also taken a toll on their populations. Conservation efforts are underway to protect this beautiful bird, including the creation of protected habitat areas and breeding programs to increase their numbers in the wild.

In conclusion, the Diademed Amazon is a striking and fascinating bird that plays an important role in South American ecosystems. With conservation efforts, we can protect this beautiful species for future generations to admire and enjoy.

Other names

Amazona diadema



Diademed Amazon

papagai diademat



plavokapa amazonka



Amazone à diadème


Amazzone diadema

amazonka diademowa


Краснолобый Амазон Диадема

amazoňan čelenkový

Amazona diadema


амазон діадемовий