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White-fronted Parrot
(Amazona albifrons)
White-fronted Parrot
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... Read more >
Yellow-naped Parrot
(Amazona auropalliata)
Yellow-naped Parrot
The Yellow-naped Parrot is mostly green with a yellow band across the back of the neck. The underside is paler green. Some birds have a small yellow spot on the forehead. The eye is orange. It has a dark gray bill and dark gray feet. Juveniles are... Read more >
Red-lored Parrot
(Amazona autumnalis)
Red-lored Parrot
The Red-lored is mainly green, with red forehead. Some subspecies have yellow cheeks, sometimes with red spots. The top of the head is blue. Males and females are similar color. Juveniles are similar to adults with less yellow on the cheeks, and... Read more >
Mealy Parrot
(Amazona farinosa)
Mealy Parrot
The Mealy Parrot is one of the largest American parrots. It is mainly green with a whitish mottling on the back and neck. It has a short square tail and the end half of the tail is yellowish. The wings have blue-black trailing edge to the wing and a... Read more >
Lilac-crowned Parrot
(Amazona finschi)
Lilac-crowned Parrot
The Lilac-crowned Parrot is mainly green with a reddish brown forehead, and violet-blue on top of the head and side of the neck. The underparts are more yellow. The feathers on the neck are fringed with black. The outer wing feathers are edged with... Read more >
Yellow-crowned Parrot
(Amazona ochrocephala)
Yellow-crowned Parrot
The Yellow-crowned Parrot is mainly green with a short square tail. The wing feathers have dark blue tips, and there is a red patch on the wing. The top of the head is yellow. They have a white ring round the eye. Males and females are similar in... Read more >
Yellow-headed Parrot
(Amazona oratrix)
Yellow-headed Parrot
The Yellow-headed Parrot is a stocky green parrot with a yellow head. The body is bright green, with dark scallops on the neck. Wing feathers have black or violet blue tips, and there is a red patch on the bend of the wing. Outer tail feathers have... Read more >
Red-crowned Parrot
(Amazona viridigenalis)
Red-crowned Parrot
The Red-crowned Parrot is mainly green with a bright red forehead and crown. It has dark blue streaks behind the eyes, and light green cheeks. The bill is dull yellow and the feet are gray. It has a pale gray ring around the eye. Juveniles are... Read more >
Yellow-lored Parrot
(Amazona xantholora)
Yellow-lored Parrot
The Yellow-lored Parrot is green with black edges to the feathers of the neck and sides. The male has a white forehead and front part of the crown. The area between the bill and eyes (the lores) is yellow. There is bright red around the eyes and... Read more >
Scarlet Macaw
(Ara macao)
Scarlet Macaw
The Scarlet Macaw is a large scarlet parrot with light blue rump and tail-covert feathers. The upper sides of the wing flight feathers are dark blue, and the upper wing coverts are yellow. The undersides of the wing and tail flight feathers are dark... Read more >
Military Macaw
(Ara militaris)
Military Macaw
The Military Macaw is mostly green with paler green head. It has a red patch on the forehead above the beak, and the face has bare white patch barred with fine black lines. The flight feathers are blue and the tail is red with blue edges and tip.... Read more >
Orange-fronted Parakeet
(Aratinga canicularis)
Orange-fronted Parakeet
The Orange-fronted Parakeet is mainly green, with paler yellowish underside. The breast is olive green. The wings have blue outer primaries and yellow linings. The tail is pointed and has a blue tip. The head has a blue crown, orange forehead, bare... Read more >
Barred Parakeet
(Bolborhynchus lineola)
Barred Parakeet
The Barred Parakeet is mostly green with black stripes or bars on the back and wings. Males and females are similar, but males have more prominent bars. The sides are olive/green. The undersides of the wings are blue green. The bill is pinkish... Read more >
Orange-chinned Parakeet
(Brotogeris jugularis)
Orange-chinned Parakeet
The Orange-chinned Parakeet, is a small mainly green with a patch of bright orange feathers under the beak. The wings have brown patches. The beak is a horn color. The eye is surrounded by a bare white ring, and the iris is dark brown. Read more >
White-crowned Parrot
(Pionus senilis)
White-crowned Parrot
The White-crowned Parrot is a small dark colored parrot. The male has a white forehead and crown and some white on the throat. The back and wings are dark green, with a yellow-olive shoulder patch. The head, neck and breast are dark blue. The... Read more >
Thick-billed Parrot
(Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha)
Thick-billed Parrot
The Thick-Billed Parrot is a bright green parrot with a large black bill and a red forehead, red above the eyes, red shoulders and red on the thighs. Adults have amber colored eye. Juveniles have brown eyes. The leading edge of the underside of the... Read more >