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  Amazon Parrots
The most obvious of these is the characteristic parrot bill which consists of a downward-curving and somewhat hooked upper mandible which fits neatly over a smaller, upward-curving lower mandible.
Most parrots are tree-dwellers, and they tend to be most plentiful in and around lowland tropical forests.
Parrots nest in holes, usually in trees but sometimes among rocks or in termite mounds.
www.honoluluzoo.org /amazon_parrots.htm   (442 words)

 Amazon Parrots
Amazon parrots comprise many parrots that range in size from the small spectacled (white-fronted) amazon to the quite sizable double yellow-headed and mealy amazons.
Amazons tend to be more independent birds and can amuse themselves much of the day if they are given adequate toys and space.
It is best to train amazons to stand on your hand and NOT on your shoulder because of their unpredictability during "mating season." It is important to learn to recognize their moods and not pick up an amazon when its eyes are flashing and the tail is flared.
www.parrotparrot.com /articles/amazon.html   (677 words)

  Lilac-crowned Amazon Parrot (Amazona finschi) and Yellow-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parrots have been captured and traded for thousands of years for their beauty, intelligence and mimetic abilities.
The Lilac-crowned parrot and the Yellow-crested cockatoo are two species that have been particularly negatively impacted by the demanding pet trade.
The lilac-crowned parrot is one of the most common Mexican parrots in illegal cross-border trade with the US and is regularly confiscated by both Mexican and US authorities.
www.defenders.org /cites/parrots2.html   (430 words)

  Amazon Animals birds - parrots photos
Parrots are the quintessential tropical birds—and they're popular pets due to their bright colors and renowned "talking" abilities.
Although parrots are popular pet birds, they need devoted care throughout their lives (which may be 30 to 40 years), and should not be bought unless this can be assured.
In the Amazon, parrots are often kept as pets, being caught wild—often when a tree in which they are nesting is felled (see boy with parrot).
www.junglephotos.com /amazon/amanimals/ambirds/parrots.shtml   (284 words)

  Amazon parrot - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Amazon Parrot (Amazona ruhinyorrsofa) is one of several species of true parrots, native to the Amazon Basin, Central America, and the homes of American yuppies.
The amazon is a stocky bird, smaller than a Macaw but larger than an African Grey, with the playfulness of a puppy, a beak that could eat a puppy, and piercing scream that could kill a puppy, thus enabling it to eat the puppy, thus allowing it to take the place of the puppy.
Unlike other species of parrot, amazons typically begin encounters with humans by first making a judgement call as to what the person is looking for in a parrot so that it can choose to behave in the opposite manner.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Amazon_parrot   (306 words)

 Amazon Parrot Care, at Animal World
Amazon parrots are highly intelligent birds, very outgoing and renowned talkers.They adapt well to captivity, adjusting easily to their cage or aviary.
Amazons are most receptive to training in the evening and each session is best if limited to under 20 minutes with about an hour rest in between.
Because the Amazon parrots belong to a bird species that is threatened with extinction, successful breeding is helping to preserve the species and reduce the number of wild caught birds.
animal-world.com /encyclo/birds/amazons/AmazonProfile.htm   (2043 words)

 Information about the types of Amazon Parrot species
Parrots form a quite readily identifiable group of birds by virtue of their beak shape--they are often referred to as hookbills.
Amazon parrots are found in a wide range of habitats from rainforests to open savanna.
Though it is true that western parrot keepers have "consumed" many species for many years, it is also true that governments in countries where parrots are native, but are in decline, are themselves now guilty of allowing the "wastage" to continue in their own lands.
www.angelfire.com /nj/amazonparrot/aaparrot.html   (3617 words)

 Amazon parrot - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Amazon Parrot (Amazona ruhinyorrsofa) is one of several species of true parrots, native to the Amazon Basin, Central America, and the homes of American yuppies.
The amazon is a stocky bird, smaller than a Macaw but larger than an African Grey, with the playfulness of a puppy, a beak that could eat a puppy, and piercing scream that could kill a puppy, thus enabling it to eat the puppy, thus allowing it to take the place of the puppy.
Unlike other species of parrot, amazons typically begin encounters with humans by first making a judgement call as to what the person is looking for in a parrot so that it can choose to behave in the opposite manner.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Amazon_parrot   (306 words)

 Amazon Pics pickaparrot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amazon Parrots are considered the second best vocalize in the parrot world, second only to the African Gray.
All Amazon parrots are prone to obesity so be careful not to feed a staple diet of seeds, which can be very fattening.
These parrots are not known for their ability to talk, but do not let this deter you.
www.pickaparrot.net /AmazonPics.html   (3520 words)

 Amazon Parrot Information and Care - UK Parrot Cages
Amazons are extremely intelligent and playful birds that love being the centre of attention.
In general, amazons are considered good talkers, but some species (double yellow headed, yellow napped and blue fronted) and individuals are more inclined to talk than others.
Amazons are also good screamers, though not as loud as cockatoos or macaws.
www.ukparrotcages.co.uk /amazon.html   (295 words)

 The Red Lored Amazon Parrot
In the wild, this Amazon is often characterized as shy and gentle.
This parrot is noted to be good at training, perhaps due to his intelligence.
The Red-Lored is a medium sized Amazon, who at maturity averages 13.5 inches (34 cms) with a wingspan of 14.5 to 16.5 inches (195- 215 mm).
www.starescue.org /htm/species/amazon-red-lored.htm   (623 words)

 Amazon parrot care
The Amazon Parrot is a bright beautiful bird that is highly social.
The Amazon parrot can live to be 30 to 50 years old.
The parrot loves to learn new tricks and well be glad to show the tricks off to you.
vava.essortment.com /parrotcare_rjsh.htm   (871 words)

 Parrots Senegals Amazons Lovebirds at Parrot Parrot
Parrot-Parrot is a site dedicated to the smaller parrots such as lovebirds (Agapornis species) and budgies (parakeets), but it is also an excellent resource for information on ALL birds and parrots, with pages dedicated to our favorite amazon parrot (Inca, the Amazon Queen) and that devilishly handsome Senegal parrot, Maxwell.
We give you the best books on lovebirds, amazons, budgies, and other parrots, as well as on bird behavior and avian nutrition (books on growing wheatgrass and sprouting are excellent resources), and don't miss our special section that carries technical avian veterinarian texts.
Although many people think a small parrot such as a lovebird or budgie is "easier" they still require quite a bit of time and care compared with cats or dogs.
www.parrotparrot.com   (769 words)

 Double Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot Parrots- breeding - pet - talking
Amazons are some of the most beautiful members of the parrot kingdom and the Double Yellow Headed is probably one of the most outstanding.
Amazon Parrots require a fresh natural diet with lots of root vegetables such as carrots, beets, and sweet potatoes.
Parrots can take an instant liking to a person this makes them irresistible and they are often then the one to buy.
www.p-pp.tv /articles/dyh_amazon/index.htm   (461 words)

 Yellow-headed Amazon Parrot
Amazon parrots at the Aquarium receive daily enrichment sessions, training exercises designed to teach behaviors that enable staff to provide higher quality care and mimic natural activities.
For instance, the parrots are taught to eat from hand, touch targets, and allow human touch for activities such as nail and wing clippings and medical examinations.
These parrots grow to a length of about 15 inches (35 to 38 cm) from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail.
www.aqua.org /animals_amazonparrot.html   (457 words)

 The Cuban Amazon Parrot Article
The Cuban Amazon (Amazona leucocephala leucocephala) is generally considered by aviculturists to be one of the most beautiful of the Amazons.
In 1980, 34.8% of the parrot population was hunted or killed, as against 4.8% in 1985.
During the past century, the parrot population on Cuba and the Isle of Pines declined dramatically due to loss of habitat and trapping for food and for pets.
www.theparrotsocietyuk.org /genarticle12.shtml   (2536 words)

 Parrots: 30 yr. old amazon parrot
Parrots rub their beaks on the cage bars all the time in order to clean their beaks off.
A parrot's feathers are very important and bathing and preening is part of their "personal hygiene" so to speak.
Although amazons can live to be 50+ years old, it depends on how well they have been taken care of during their lifetime.
en.allexperts.com /q/Parrots-1638/30-yr-old-amazon.htm   (853 words)

 Amazon Parrot
The most common parrots flying around Southern California are the yellow-necked Amazon parrots, the red-headed Amazons, and the lilac-crowned Amazons.
The strange thing is that even though these parrots are now free, they usually stay in one area- the area where it is easy to find their kind of food.
Because there are not enough of one kind of parrot in Los Angeles, parrots have to make flocks which have many different kinds of birds in them.
www.lalc.k12.ca.us /uclasp/urban_science/urban_bestiary/parrot.htm   (544 words)

 Amazon Parrot
These Amazons can be found in areas of South America, from Guiana and Venezuela in the east to the Colombian Andes in the west, also Trinidad.
Amazons will eat a varied diet and are not usually fussy eaters.
Amazons are popular pets with extrovert personalities, they can be friendly, are good mimics, clever and entertaining.
www.parrotpassionsuk.com /thebirds/amason.htm   (277 words)

 Yellow Naped Amazon Parrot Parrots - breeding - pet - talking
These parrots are not shy and enjoying bathing especially during hotter weather, they love you to spray under their wings and will happily hold out their wings for you to do this.
This very intelligent member of the amazon family will usually start learning to talk as young as 4 months, and their capacity to learn new words and phrases increases as they get older.
It is not uncommon for the Yellow Nape Amazon to become unpredictable and extremely aggressive at maturity, especially during breeding seasons.
www.p-pp.tv /articles/yellow_naped_amazon/index.htm   (557 words)

 Pete's Amazon Parrot Buying Guide and Tips
Parrot ownership is a big responsibility that should last many years.
After your parrot purchase, get an initial health exam from a qualified avain veterinary doctor (most good bird shops make this a part of their guarantee), and start to learn bird care basics.
This is important as part of the new bird exam or annual check-up because the causative agent, Chiamydiapsittaci, may be transmitted from birds to humans (see AAV brochure, "Psittacosis").
www.angelfire.com /nj/amazonparrot/buytips.html   (3485 words)

 Parrot Smuggling Still a Global Problem
Each year, thousands of parrots are taken from the wild to be sold as pets in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
The yellow-headed Amazon parrot, native to Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, hassuffered the greatest decline of any bird in the Americas-over 90% since the 1970s with the majority of the decline (68%) in the last ten years.
The yellow-naped Amazon, which is native to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua is the parrot species most commonly smuggled into the U.S. Trade is having a devastating effect on wild populations.
www.awionline.org /pubs/Quarterly/fall02/parrot.htm   (484 words)

 Amazon Parrots, amazon parrot
The Amazon parrots are very energetic, playful and social creatures that crave lot of interaction with its human owners.
The Amazon parrot is definitely not for all pet owners, it needs much more love and attention than most people would expect.
A proper diet for an Amazon parrot's health includes fruits and vegetables, fresh water, a fortified parrot pellet mix and a little of what the human family is having for dinner.
www.pet-parrots.com /Parrots/amazon-parrots.html   (359 words)

 Re: does a caged solo female orange-wing amazon parrot lay eggs?
Amazons are commonly bred in captivity, courtship usually begins in warm weather from April to early May. The hen will then lay two to five eggs which incubate for about 28 days.
As with many parrots, the male will eat for himself and the female while she incubates the eggs and feeds the young.
If you would like a really detailed explanation of how the egg becomes fertilized go to the site: http://www.jobird.com/eggstory.htm This site not only has a scientific explanation of how an egg becomes a bird but it also has a very humorous original story of the egg which you may find amusing.
www.madsci.org /posts/archives/jul99/931305339.Zo.r.html   (459 words)

 Amazon Parrot
The Amazon Parrot is native to the New World, as Christopher Columbus gave them their name when he brought some birds back home with him after his first voyage to the Americas.
This type of parrot is very energetic and playful and demands a lot of attention from their human owners.
An example of this would be teaching your Amazon to stay on your wrist or forearm and not to run up to your shoulder.
www.birdtricks.com /amazon-parrot.html   (411 words)

 Amazon parrot - amazon parrot - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Parrot escaped from home on 2/08, and flew east down the long lawn across the canal from Dadeland Mall, and is probably still in the local area.
The red-tailed Amazon (Amazona brasiliensis) is considered one of the most endangered Amazon parrots in the world.
Amazon parrots, as you would expect, are native to the New World.
superspots.info /vzww/amazon-parrot.html   (550 words)

 Sounds of Joy Aviary - Amazon Parrot Species Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The popular Amazon, a "green parrot," is what many people picture when they think of parrots.
Amazons are quick learners, highly intelligent, extremely playful, strong-willed and feisty.
There are exceptions to every rule, but in general, Amazons require a more experienced, dedicated parrot owner with a strong personality themselves.
www.soundsofjoyaviary.com /800/amazonprofile.html   (310 words)

 Double Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot
The Magna Double Yellow-Headed Amazon is the same subspecies as the regular Double Yellow-Headed but is slightly larger and has more yellow on the head at a younger age.
A cage that is manufactured for "Amazons" or "large parrots" is correct for the Double Yellow-Headed Amazon.
Amazons enjoy chewing wood and should be provided with chunks of pine or fir wood for chewing.
www.avesint.com /dyha.html   (253 words)

 BirdsComfort - Birds Related Resources - Amazon Parrot
The Amazon Parrot Page - Information for perspective buyers and keepers of amazons as pets in the home, with care, feeding, cage and training tips.
Breeding Amazon Parrots - Site about how to keep your parrot healthy, by a dutch hobby breeder who loves e-mail and contact with other amazon parrot breeders.
Zachary the Double Yellow-Headed Amazon - Dedicated to Sabrina and Mark's amazon parrot hatched on July 24, 1998 including photos of Zachary and his housemates.
www.birdscomfort.com /links_amazons.html   (231 words)

 Birds » Parrots » Amazon - Blue Fronted Main Page
Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrots should be kept in a cage that is at least 24inches x 26inches x 24inches, though larger is better.
The diet of the Blue-Fronted Amazon in captivity should consist of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a good commercial pelleted diet.
They may also be given some nuts and seeds, though like most Amazons, the Blue Front is prone to obesity so seeds should be kept to a minimum.
www.centralpets.com /animals/birds/parrots/prt5714.html   (565 words)

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