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About the White-fronted Parrot

Also known as: White-fronted Amazon, Spectacled Amazon Parrot, Spectacled Amazon, Spectacled Parrot, White-browed Amazon, White-browed Parrot

The White-fronted Parrot, also popularly known as the White-fronted Amazon, is a species of parrot native to parts of Central America and Mexico. At 10 inches in length, they are fairly large for a parrot, though they are the smallest of the Amazons.

White-fronted Amazons nest in tree cavities. While gregarious, they tend to be quiet and rather inconspicuous in their native range. They are also known as Spectacled Amazon Parrots and they can live to reach up to 50 years of age.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 22 February 2013
Scientific Name Amazona albifrons
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Amazona
  • A. albifrons
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 27 July 2017)
Measurements
Units: Imperial Metric
10 inches
Range Central America

International Names

  • 白额绿鹦哥 (Chinese)
  • amazoňan běločelý (Czech)
  • Brilleamazone (Danish)
  • Witvoorhoofdamazone (Dutch)
  • valko-otsa-amatsoni (Finnish)
  • Amazone à front blanc (French)
  • Weißstirnamazone (German)
  • Amazzone fontebianca (Italian)
  • コボウシインコ [koboushiinko] (Japanese)
  • Hvitpanneamazon (Norwegian)
  • amazonka bialoczelna (Polish)
  • Белолобый амазон (Russian)
  • Amazona Frentialba (Spanish)
  • Vitpannad amazon (Swedish)

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