French: Amazone impériale German: Kaiseramazone Spanish: Amazona imperial
Other common names: Imperial Parrot
45–51 cm. Head, nape and mantle purplish black, shading to purple with dark margins giving a scaled effect on undersides; thighs and vent dull green; wings dull green with... read more
A variety of screeches, squeels and rolling barks.
Moist forest chiefly at 600–1300 m, but may occur at lower elevations in wake of hurricanes... read more
Food and feeding
Wide range of fruits and/or seeds recorded, including Dacryodes, Licania, Richeria, Amanoa, ... read more
Feb–Jun. Nest in hole in tree, notably Dacryodes excelsa and Sloanea berteriana. Eggs two, though seldom more than... read more
Sedentary, but observed outside of its usual range in aftermath of hurricanes.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. Previously listed as Vulnerable. Restricted-range species: confined to the Lesser Antilles EBA. Formerly common to abundant within relatively small,... read more
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