French: Amazone de Sainte-Lucie German: Blaustirnamazone Spanish: Amazona de Santa Lucía
Other common names:
St Lucia Parrot
Havana; error = St Lucia
Moist forest of C & S mountains of St Lucia (Lesser Antilles).
42–46 cm; 505–1000 g. Royal blue forehead and lores shading paler on mid-crown and face, becoming scaled green on hindcrown, nape, sides of neck and mantle; red patch on... read more
A wide variety of screeches, high-pitched squeals and rolling barks, with a very wide frequency... read more
Tropical moist forest, now all in montane interior.
Food and feeding
Fruits and/or seeds of Clusia, Talauma, Pouteria, Miconia, Manilkara, Byrsonima... read more
Feb–Mar or later. Nest in hole in tree. Eggs 2; in captivity, incubation 28 days, nestling period c. 81 days.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES I. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Formerly common, but only 1000 birds estimated around 1950 and a steady decline thereafter as... read more
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