Saturday, 31 August 2013

Bird #65: Orange Winged Amazon



Common Name: Orange Winged Amazon/Parrot
Scientific Name: Amazona amazonica
Description: 12.5 inches; Yellow cheeks; yellow crown; lores blue; nape blue; upperparts green; blue primaries feathers; orange patch on secondaries; underparts green; square tail; orange base on outer tail feathers.  
Habitat: Urban areas; under treat from poacher for pet trade.
Statue: Introduced specie; breeding resident
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Websites
·         Wikipedia
·         Whatbird.com