|Orange-winged Amazon Amazona amazonica
(aka Orange-winged Parrot)
|Brazil and Ecuador
The Orange-winged Amazon is distributed throughout the Amazon and Orinoco Basins and into central and north-eastern Brazil. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in a wide variety of habitats provided there are tall trees nearby but it is replaced in terra firme humid forest by Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa.
|It has a generally pale bill with a darker tip. Its yellow
crown patch and yellow cheeks are separated by pale blue lores. Otherwise it is mainly green apart from the orange speculum that can best be seen in
It feeds on fruits and seeds including cultivated crops such as mangoes, oranges and cocoa.
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