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Red-lored Parrot

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About the Red-lored Parrot

Also known as: Red-lored Parakeet, Red-lored Amazon, Primrose-cheeked Parrot, Red-fronted Parrot, Diademed Parrot, Yellow-cheeked Parrot

The Red-lored Parrot is a species of parrot native to tropical regions of the Americas, from eastern Mexico south to Ecuador. It has a separate population in central Brazil, where it occurs in humid evergreen to semi-deciduous forests.

The plumage of both adult males and females is primarily green, with a red forehead, yellow cheeks (some subspecies) and blue crown.

The Red-lored Parrot is also known as the Red-lored Amazon, especially in aviculture. It has a conservation status of Least Concern as of June 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 29 March 2008
Scientific Name Amazona autumnalis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Amazona
  • A. autumnalis
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 29 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
13 inches
Range Central America South America

International Names

  • Papagaio-diadema (Brazilian)
  • 红眼鹦哥 (Chinese)
  • Amazoňan Rudočelý (Czech)
  • Gulkindet Amazone (Danish)
  • Geelwangamazone (Dutch)
  • Punaotsa-amatsoni (Finnish)
  • Amazone Diadème (French)
  • Gelbwangenamazone (German)
  • Amazone Fronte Rossa e Blu (Italian)
  • キホオボウシインコ (Kihooboushiinko) (Japanese)
  • Gulkinnamazon (Norwegian)
  • Amazonka Zmienna (Polish)
  • Желтощёкий амазон (Russian)
  • Amazona Frentirroja (Spanish)
  • Gulkindad Amason (Swedish)