- Taeniopygia guttata
The Yellow-naped Parrot is a species of parrot native to the Pacific Coast of Central America. They have mostly green body plumage, with their namesake bright yellow nape which extends to a small patch of the forehead. In aviculture, where they are quite popular, these birds are known as Yellow-naped Amazons. They may live more than 60 years in captivity.
Yellow-naped Parrots feed on nuts, fruit, berries and seeds. The species has a conservation status of Vulnerable, due to factors including habitat loss to agriculture.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 07 December 2010|
|Scientific Name||Amazona auropalliata|
|Birdorable Family||Parrots & Parakeets|
(as of 23 November 2016)
12.3 to 21.2 ounces