sábado, 17 de julho de 2010

papagaio amarelo (Amazona collaria) | Parrot Encyclopedia

Yellow-billed Amazon (Amazona collaria) | Parrot Encyclopedia


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Yellow-billed Amazon parrotCredit: © Gail Worth


Genus:
Amazona

Species:
collaria

Size: Adult Weight:
28cm (11 in) 260g (9.1 oz)

Races including nominate:
one

Colourization Adult: Both adults in general green, with yellowish underparts; black edging on feathers of crown to mantle and sides of head; white forehead and line around eyes; dull blue forecrown; pale blue lores and upper cheeks; blue/grey ear coverts tinted with green; rose/red throat, forecheeks and sides of neck; green tail with red at base. Bill yellow. Eye ring white, eye brown.

Colourization Juvenile: As in adults but with grey markings on upper mandible.

Call: Calls made in flight bugling notes, lower in pitch than those of Black-billed Amazon and last syllable prolonged. Also high-pitched notes while perched.