Amazona (psittacus) Lilacina
vicinity of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Usually considered conspecific with A. autumnalis and A. diadema, but differs in its all-black upper mandible (2); red of forecrown continuing over eye (2); lilac of crown not extending onto nape (2); paler, clearer green cheek (ns); possibly no red on chin (ns); narrow, sharp yellow edges of wing-coverts and flight-feathers (ns); retiring, non-aggressive behaviour (quite different at least from autumnalis#R) (ns); smaller bill (tiny museum sample size supplemented by photographs; 1). Specific status considered appropriate also in unpublished recent taxonomic study#R. Monotypic.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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