French: Amazone verte German: Rotspiegelamazone Spanish: Amazona jamaicana piquioscura
Other common names:
Jamaica, from Cockpit Country E to Mt Diablo and E slopes of the John Crow Mts#R.
25 cm; 178 g. Green, paler on underparts and yellowish green on undertail-coverts; often red flecks on forehead; feather edges on nape dark, giving slight scaled effect... read more
A variety of screeches and calls, most with a very nasal tonal quality.
Wet mid-level limestone forest generally at 500–1600 m.
Food and feeding
Fruit, seeds, nuts, berries, blossoms and leaf buds, species including Cecropia, Ficus, Annona, Nectandra... read more
Mar–May. Nest at least 18 m up in hollow limbs or holes in trees, sometimes old woodpecker holes and bases of bromeliads. Eggs 2... read more
Temporary local shifts in populations have been found to occur in response to food availability.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Formerly considered as common as sympatric A. collaria, but now less so and has become very... read more
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