French: Amazone de Dufresne German: Goldmaskenamazone Spanish: Amazona cariazul
Other common names:
SE Venezuela (E Bolívar), the Guianas, and perhaps adjacent Brazil (but no definite records#R#R).
34 cm; 481–615 g. Forehead and lores orange-yellow; crown yellowish with broad dull green edges to feathers, giving somewhat mottled look; cheeks and ear-coverts royal... read more
A variety of screeches, whistles and barks, most loud and rather low-pitched. Flight call, a... read more
Interior tropical zone forests up to 550 m in the Guianas, visiting coastal sand-ridge forests... read more
Food and feeding
When visiting coastal areas, said to eat seeds of Hura crepitans and probably mimosa and other berries. No further information.
Mar in Guyana. In captivity: three eggs; incubation period 23–26 days. No further information available.
Poorly understood migration occurs in at least part of the population in the Guianas, with varying... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. Generally uncommon and at low densities; apparently rarer than in last century, for reasons unknown.... read more
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