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(Redirected from Red-Lored Amazon)
Alternative name: Red-lored Amazon
Includes: Diademed Amazon or Diademed Parrot
32-35 cm. Overall green with bright red forehead, yellowish cheeks, blue crown, white eye ring, green tail with yellow-green and blue tips, yellow-gray bill, orange eye, greenish-grey legs. Sexes similar. Juveniles have less yellow on cheeks and less red on forehead.
Four subspecies are recognized:
diadema is sometimes accepted as full species, Diademed Amazon.
Humid lowlands and foothills in evergreen and semi-deciduous forests. Common to abundant in partly deforested areas, uncommon in dense mature forest
The diet includes fruits, nuts and seeds. They nest in tree cavities and 3-4 white eggs are laid and incubated for 25-26 days. Chicks stay in the nest from 21 to 70 days.
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