Renton, K. (). Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi), version In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca. The lilac-crowned parrot (Amazona finschi) is a parrot endemic to the Pacific slopes of Mexico. Also known as Finsch’s amazon or the lilac-crowned amazon, it is. Lilac-crowned Amazon cm; g. Generally green, paler on underparts, where narrow dark feather edging gives light scaled effect, and yellowish on.

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Ornis Scandinavica Lilac-crowned Amazon biology The lilac-crowned Amazon feeds mainly on seeds, although it exhibits a high level of flexibility in its diet throughout the varying dry and rainy seasons, in order to make the most of the available food sources. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Green is the dominant colour in the Amazona finschi with vast greenish yellow areas on the thorax and the abdomen.

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The juvenile has duller plumage and dark brown eyes, in contrast to the yellow-orange iris of the adult bird 6. Food and feeding No specific information on wild food; flocks damage corn and ripening bananas. Lilac-crowned Amazon Amazona finschi. Capture for trade is the major threat to wild populations of the Lilac-crowned Parrot, while key breeding and feeding habitat for parrots is being lost through rapid rates of forest conversion along the Pacific coast of Mexico.

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Also known as Finsch’s amazon or the lilac-crowned amazon, it is characterized by green plumage, a maroon forehead, and violet-blue crown and neck. Especially when flying, they emit hoarse cries, and are characterized by seasonal migrations.

Post-fledging survival and development of juvenile Lilac-crowned Parrots. Semi-deciduous Refers to plants that lose their foliage for a very short period.

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Decline in population size has been recorded in almost all of its natural habitat locations. The Condor Retrieved 26 November Habitat Semi-deciduous woodland and edge, dry and humid pine-oak amazoona in foothills and mountains up to February 17th, by Giuseppe Mazza. The pullets should be then fed for about eight weeks, before flying away.


One difference is that the wmazona of juveniles are a dark brown as opposed to the amber coloring that is found in adults. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Poaching of lilac-crowned Amazon nests is extensive, and is much more common outside of nature reserves where the birds are not protected Amazona Guayabera Spanish Mexico: X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

MyAvibase allows you amszona create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. Journal of Wildlife Management Molecular study suggests that this species is closest to A. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. The Auk4: Amazona finschi Sclater ,