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.
25–26 cm; 178–220 g. Green, paler on underparts and yellowish green on undertail-coverts; often red flecks on forehead; feather edges on nape dark, giving slight scaled... read more
A variety of screeches and calls, most with a very nasal tonal quality.
Wet mid-level limestone forest generally at 100–1400 m.
Food and feeding
Fruit, seeds, nuts, berries, blossoms and leaf buds, species including Cecropia, Ficus, Annona, Nectandra... read more
Season Mar–Jul. Nest at least 18 m up in hollow limbs or holes in trees, sometimes old woodpecker holes and bases of bromeliads. Eggs... read more
Temporary local shifts in populations have been found to occur in response to food availability.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Restricted-range species: confined to the Jamaica EBA. Formerly considered as common as sympatric A. collaria, but now less so and has become... read more
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