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White-fronted Parrot (Amazona albifrons)
White-fronted Parrot. Cotorritas-periquitas El Aviario en el Acuario de Mazatlán
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White-fronted Amazon perching in a tree,
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WHITE-FRONTED PARROT FACTSDescription
The White-fronted Parrot is mostly green with bright red around the eyes and a white patch on the forehead. There is a patch of blue on the head behind the white forehead patch. Males have bright red shoulder feathers, and females have green shoulders. Juveniles are similar to adults with less red on the face and yellowish patch on the forehead. They are social birds and usually seen in small flocks.
rainforests, forest, savannah
nuts, berries, seeds, fruit.
Nests in tree hollows. Female lays three or four white eggs. Eggs hatch after 26 days. Young leave the nest about 60 days.
Central America and southern Mexico
Relatives in same Genus
Yellow-naped Parrot (A. auropalliata)
Red-lored Parrot (A. autumnalis)
Mealy Parrot (A. farinosa)
Lilac-crowned Parrot (A. finschi)
Yellow-crowned Parrot (A. ochrocephala)
Yellow-headed Parrot (A. oratrix)
Red-crowned Parrot (A. viridigenalis)
Yellow-lored Parrot (A. xantholora)