French: Amazone d’Hispaniola German: Haitiamazone Spanish: Amazona de La Española
Other common names:
Martinique; error = Hispaniola
Hispaniola, occurring in both Haiti and Dominican Republic; also on several satellite islands.
28–31 cm; 214 g (one captive). Similar to A. leucocephala but with pinkish red of lower face and throat reduced to a few flecks on throat, otherwise replaced by... read more
A variety of screeches and calls, most rather high-pitched. Also a chattering series of notes “... read more
Arid lowland palm savanna and more humid montane evergreen forest, to 1500 m.
Food and feeding
Fruits and seeds of palms, cacti, Caesalpinia and guava (Psidium), with cultivated plants such as bananas and maize... read more
Feb–May. Nest in hole in tree, commonly a woodpecker hole in palm trunk; also in cactus. Eggs 2–4; in captivity, incubation c.... read more
Daily feeding movements may be pronounced. No other information.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species, found only on the island of Hispaniola. Reports on status vary, but has certainly undergone a decline... read more
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