Red-lored Parrot Amazona autumnalis

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
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They use holes in dead trees as Ceiba or palm trees. Holes are between 3.80 and 11.30 m. in trees with a diameter at breast of between 0.40 and 1.62 m; Nest measure a mean of: 7 - 23 cm wide at entrance, 14 - 37 cm internal diameter and between 0.23 and 3.50 m deep. They breed between February and April, but in sites as Colombia from December. They put from 3 to 4 eggs, incubation last 28 days; nestlings are born without feathers and fly away from nests at 55 days.

Recommended Citation

Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: