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Red-crowned Parrot

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Mexican Red-headed Parrot - Green-cheeked Amazon Alternate name
Amazona viridigenalis Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
33 cm Length
Tropical forest, below 1,000 m. Endemic to Mexico  but introduced into:- Puerto Rico & USA. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 to 4, White rounded eggs. Clutch
Seed, fruit, flowers and nectar. Food  
Gregarious except when breeding, they feed in large noisy flocks. Habits
1668                          World Number
Endangered Status

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Red-crowned Parrot calls
Amazona viridigenalis (0:51)
Daniel Lane XC27728
4-8-1991, Mexico

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