French: Amazone à joues bleues German: Rotschwanzamazone Spanish: Amazona colirroja
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SE Brazil in narrow littoral strip, including offshore islands, from São Paulo through Paraná to extreme NE Santa Catarina.
37 cm. Forehead and lores rose-red shading to pink on mid-crown; rest of face pale mauve with soft blue flecking around eye; upper- and underparts green, paler below; carpal... read more
A variety of screeches and calls, most rather high-pitched. In flight, equally high-pitched rolling... read more
Breeds and roosts in littoral forests of three types, seasonally and permanently flooded forest and... read more
Food and feeding
Main food plants are Syagrus romanzoffianum (fruits, Feb–Apr), Psidium cattleianum (fruits, Oct–Dec) and ... read more
Sept–Nov, but some pairs, possibly renesting, with nestlings as late as Apr. Nest in hole 1–15 m up in usually dead tree in... read more
Some minor wandering in winter (May–Aug) takes birds onto lower slopes of inland hills, but... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. CITES I. Restricted-range species, endemic to Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Previously listed as... read more
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