French: Amazone de Saint-Vincent German: Königsamazone Spanish: Amazona de San Vicente
Other common names:
St Vincent Parrot
St Vincent (Lesser Antilles): in rainforest along W & E slopes of C mountain range, mainly in Buccament, Cumberland and Wallilibou Valleys#R.
40 cm. Two morphs. Commoner yellow-brown morph, itself variable, has head white shading to yellowish orange on hindcrown, cheeks and chin, with bluish patch behind eye and... read more
A variety of screeches and rolling barks. Flight call a repeated, grating “rrrek”.
Mature moist forest, with some preference for lower elevations where larger trees and hence more... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit and/or seeds of Pouteria and Dacryodes especially, also Cordia, Krugiodendron, Micropholis... read more
Jan–Jul, mostly Apr–May. Nest in holes in trees, chiefly Dacryodes, sometimes close together. Eggs two, rarely three,... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES I. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Formerly common, but up to the early 1980s suffered from the combined effects of habitat destruction,... read more
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