Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Southern Brazil
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Blanquillo, M de Dios
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Southern Brazil

Identification & Behavior: ~37 cm (14.5 in). The Turquoise-fronted Parrot is all green with a turquoise forehead and face bordered by variable amount of yellow. It has a large patch of yellow and some red on the shoulder or carpal area. It has a bright red wing speculum (secondary flight feathers), and a green tail. The plumage pattern on the head is unmistakable but see Yellow-crowned Parrot and Orange-winged Parrot.

Status: The Turquoise-fronted Parrot is a vagrant species in the Peruvian Amazon. It is known from a single documented record in Tambo Blanquillo, southeast Peru.

Name in Spanish: Loro de Cara Azul.

Sub-species: Turquoise-fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva xanthopteryx), Berlepsch, 1896.

Meaning of Name: Amazona: Fr. In reference or originating in the Amazon River on the Amazon Forest. aestiva: L. aestas, aestatis: summer aestivus= summery.

See more of the Family Psittacidae  peru aves

Distribution Mapturquoise-fronted parrot
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