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Blue-fronted Parrot

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About the Blue-fronted Parrot

Also known as: Turquoise-fronted Amazon, Blue-fronted Conure

The Blue-fronted Parrot is a beautiful parrot native to Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its name derives from the distinctive blue markings over its beak.

Blue-fronted Parrots are also known as Turquoise-fronted Amazons or Blue-fronted Amazons. These birds are known to be excellent talkers and proficient singers. Their talking ability is ranked third among birds when compared to African Grey Parrots and Yellow-naped Parrots.



The Blue-fronted Amazon has a very large natural range and has a conservation status of Least Concern as of August 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 26 June 2008
Scientific Name Amazona aestiva
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Amazona
  • A. aestiva
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 28 May 2017)
Measurements
Units: Imperial Metric
15 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • Papagaio-verdadeiro (Brazilian)
  • Amazoňan Modročelý (Czech)
  • Blåpandet Amazone (Danish)
  • Blauwvoorhoofdamazone (Dutch)
  • Siniotsa-amatsoni (Finnish)
  • Amazone à Front Bleu (French)
  • Blaustirnamazone (German)
  • Amazzone Fronteblu (Italian)
  • アオボウシインコ (Aoboushiinko) (Japanese)
  • Blåpanneamazon (Norwegian)
  • Amazonka Niebieskoczelna (Polish)
  • Синелобая амазона (Russian)
  • Amazona Sudamericana (Spanish)
  • Blåpannad Amazon (Swedish)