French: Amazone poudrée German: Mülleramazone Spanish: Amazona harinosa sureña
Other common names:
Mealy Amazon, Mealy Parrot (when lumped with A. guatemalae)
C Panama (from Veraguas and I Coiba) and W, N & E Colombia E to NW & SE Venezuela and the Guianas, and S through W & E Ecuador, E Peru and C Bolivia to Amazon Basin, then on to CE & SE Brazil (S Bahia to São Paulo).
38–43 cm; 535–766 g. Generally dull green, with hindcrown, nape and upperparts suffused floury glaucous, face and underparts paler; large white bare orbital ring... read more
A wide variety of loud raucous screeches, whistles, babbles, rolling barks and a comical-sounding... read more
Extensive tracts of lowland tropical evergreen forest usually on dry ground, sometimes (perhaps... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds and/or fruit of palms Euterpe, figs, Brosimum, Inga, Dussia, Eschweilera ovata, ... read more
Season Nov–Mar in SC Brazil (Mato Grosso); Dec–Jan in SE Peru. Nest in hole in live tree (e.g. Dipteryx micrantha) or... read more
Found to increase in numbers in sand-ridge forests of coastal Surinam, Jul–Aug; wanders into... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. CITES II. Large populations survive in the less disturbed parts of its extensive range (e.g. Guyana, N Brazil... read more
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