French: Amazone vineuse German: Taubenhalsamazone Spanish: Amazona vinosa
Other common names: Vinaceous Amazon, Vinaceous-breasted Parrot
Genetic data suggest that this species is sister to the A. tucumana and A. pretrei pair#R. Monotypic.
30 cm. Lores and frontal band red; rest of head green with dark edging on crown feathers, giving scaled effect, more pronounced on nape and sides of neck, where feathers pale... read more
Several screeches and barks with a nasal quality, with a less varied vocabulary than most ... read more
Associated closely with forest dominated by Araucaria angustifolia at least in S of range... read more
Food and feeding
Araucaria nuts and possibly other cone-crops much exploited, but also buds, berries, fruits, flowers and young eucalyptus and pine... read more
Sept–Dec in Argentina and Paraguay, rather later in Brazil, with some evidence that delayed breeding by some pairs may relate to need... read more
Unclear, but when formerly abundant considerable invasions of Paraguay occurred at times. In Rio... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. Now rare virtually everywhere within its substantial range, and nowhere numerous. Common to abundant in the nineteenth century, deforestation has caused... read more
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