French: Amazone impériale German: Kaiseramazone Spanish: Amazona imperial
Other common names: Imperial Parrot
45 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 red... read more
A variety of screeches, squeels and rolling barks.
Moist forest chiefly at 600–1300 m.
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
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. Previously listed as Vulnerable. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Formerly common to abundant within relatively small, inaccessible... read more
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