French: Amazone à sourcils rouges German: Rotscheitelamazone Spanish: Amazona coronirroja
Other common names:
E Brazil: SE Bahia and E Minas Gerais S to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; disjunctly in Alagoas.
35 cm. Orange-red lores and crown shading to brownish purple on hindcrown, with rest of area round bill yellowish pink; cheeks bluish to violet-blue, greener on ear-coverts;... read more
A variety of barks and screeches, most rather low-pitched. Flight call is a doubled or tripled,... read more
Humid lowland forest, though also ranging into interior highlands to 900 m.
Food and feeding
No species-specific information beyond fruit of “cajueira” (presumably cashew nuts). Recorded feeding on several fruits. read more
Evidence suggests Sept–Nov, as is usual in Atlantic forest birds. In captivity: four eggs; incubation 24 days; nestling period 34... read more
Some displacement to mangroves noted, around Jun, in 19th century.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES I. Restricted to 2700 km2 in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, in E Minas Gerais, N São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, Bahia and Alagoas... read more
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