Yellow-naped Parrot Amazona auropalliata

  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Yellow-naped Parrot
eBird range map for Yellow-naped Parrot

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It is distributed from the south of Mexico to Costa Rica. There are two populations: one in the Pacific Slope and another in the Atlantic Slope between Honduras and Nicaragua. In Mexico in the Pacific slope from southern Oaxaca to Chiapas.

It is a resident species considered from rare to common in its distributional range that extends to 91,000 km2.

Distribution outside the Americas

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It inhabits between 0 and 600 m asl in tropical dry forests, in shrubs and savannas. It can be found in oak forests, gallery forest and secondary vegetation.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

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