French: Amazone à face jaune German: Goldbauchamazone Spanish: Amazona del Cerrado
Other common names:
interior of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Interior Brazil (from S Maranhão and S Piauí S to Mato Grosso do Sul and NW São Paulo) and E Bolivia (NE Beni, N Santa Cruz); reported but unconfirmed in Paraguay#R.
27 cm. Head and neck yellow with green feathering on nape and upper breast; lower breast and belly orange-red, with some yellow; belly yellow; thighs and vent grass green;... read more
A variety of screeches and calls, rather high-pitched. Flight call is a repeated, upslurred,... read more
Occurs in wooded grassland (cerrado), spiny arid scrub (caatinga), gallery... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and seeds, notably legumes and Anacardaciaea; very fond of mangoes, frequenting fruiting trees for weeks. It also feeds on a... read more
Season May–Oct at Emas National Park, C Brazil. Nest in holes excavated in termitaria by Campo Flicker (Colaptes campestris... read more
Birds disappear from Distrito Federal (Brasília), Apr–Aug. Also shows semi-nomadic... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, and previously, Vulnerable. CITES II. A moderately rapid population decline suspected, due to habitat... read more
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