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24â€“28 cm (9Â˝-11 in)
 Similar Species
White-crowned Parrot overlaps with the northern part of its range.
There are 3 subspecies:
Two additional subspecies chlorocyanescens and cyanescens are generally considered invalid.
A wide variety of woodland and forest habitats, suburban gardens and mixed agricultural areas. Lowland rainforest in the tropical zone. Observerved at heights between 290m and 1400m.
The diet includes fruit, seed and grain.
It nests in a tree cavity; the clutch consists of 3-5 white eggs.
 Flight Action
This bird and other members of its genus have distinctive, deep wingbeats, quite different from an Amazona parrot.
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