Renton, K. (). Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi), version In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca. The lilac-crowned parrot (Amazona finschi) is a parrot endemic to the Pacific slopes of Mexico. Also known as Finsch’s amazon or the lilac-crowned amazon, it is. Lilac-crowned Amazon cm; g. Generally green, paler on underparts, where narrow dark feather edging gives light scaled effect, and yellowish on.

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To register to myAvibase click here. They have a marked tendency to forage in the cultivated fields, possibly fisnchi those cultivated with cereals and maize, and the plantations of banana trees, surely causing serious damages to the local agriculture.

Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: Tucuman Amazon Amazona tucumana. The tail is green, with greenish-yellow tips; at the base of the tail there is amaaona blue texture. The nape and part of the neck are blue, the periophthalmic area, the cheeks and the feathers which cover the ears, are greenish-yellow.

Lilac-crowned parrot

Monogamous Having only one mate during a breeding season, or throughout the breeding life of a pair. Avibase checklists Search Avibase search Browse by families Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this amazpna, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.


Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. The main cause of nest failure is the predation of the eggs or chicks, and potential predators include rats, snakes, the Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana and the white-nosed coati Nasua narica X Close Image credit. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Due to its popularity as a cage bird, it is one of the most frequently confiscated Mexican parrots 7and estimates suggest that there has been a 29 percent decrease in population size over the past 20 years 5.

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The parrots of this subspecies are a little wider and 34 cm long. Find out more Find out more about the lilac-crowned Amazon and its conservation: Barranca El Choncho, Jalisco.

External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto. Recommended Citation Renton, K.

Amazona finschi

Movements Occurrence in flocks outside breeding season suggests some wandering; presence in lowlands believed Lilac-crowned Amazon threats The major threat facing the lilac-crowned Amazon is capture for the domestic and international wildlife trade 1.

Finsch’ Amazone, Finsch-amazone Norwegian: Avicultural Magazine The lilac-crowned parrot’s endemic range spans along amzzona pacific coast of Mexicobeginning in southeastern Sonora and southwestern Chihuahua down to southern Oaxaca. Parrots of the world 3rd ed.

Food and feeding No specific information on wild food; flocks damage corn and ripening bananas. Decline in population size has been recorded in almost all of its natural habitat locations.

Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Glossary Feral Previously domesticated animals that have returned to a wild state. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Breeding takes place in February and the birds form monogamous pairs, typically laying 2 to 3 eggs which are incubated for between 26 and 28 days 14 The major threat facing the lilac-crowned Amazon is capture for the domestic and international wildlife trade 1.


Lilac-crowned Amazons were seen flying overhead several times throughout the day, but unknown if all were the same individual s. The species occurs in wooded foothills below 1, m, from southern Sonora to Oaxaca, and exhibits flnschi preference for amzaona forest which provides key nest-sites and food resources for parrots in finwchi dry season.

Which species are on the road to recovery?

Recommended citation Collar, N. Descriptive notes 31—34 cm; — g. Related taxa Other related concepts Amazona [finschi x viridigenalis] hybrid Amazona [dufresniana x finschi] hybrid Other xmazona Catalan: The IUCN has placed them into the red list of the endangered species.

Lilac-crowned Amazon (Amazona finschi) Captive. | the Internet Bird Collection | HBW Alive

Search Avibase search Browse by families. In Mexico, tropical dry forests have one of the highest rates of deforestation 16and this leads to habitat fragmentation, a reduction in available breeding sites, and reduced food availability Poaching of lilac-crowned Amazon nests is extensive, and is much more common outside of nature reserves where the birds are not protected Nesting behavior amazkna the Lilac-crowned Parrot.

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