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Alternative name: Red-necked Amazon, Jaco
The smaller of two endemic parrots on Dominica at 33-36 cm (13-14 inches).
The closest relative seems to be the St. Lucia Parrot.
Rainforest usually at heights around 300â€“800 m. Occasionally seen in more open areas.
The Rare Species Conservatory Foundation has been working with the two parrot species on Dominica for several years now.
It feeds from native rainforest trees, but additionally can also utilize crop plants such as oranges and grape fruits.
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