Red-lored Parrot

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.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 29 March 2008
Scientific Name
Amazona autumnalis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Amazona
  • A. autumnalis
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 8 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
13 inches

International Names

Brazilian (Português brasileiro) Papagaio-diadema
Chinese (汉语) 红眼鹦哥
Czech (Cesky) Amazoňan Rudočelý
Danish (Dansk) Gulkindet Amazone
Dutch (Nederlands) Geelwangamazone
Finnish (Suomi) Punaotsa-amatsoni
French (Français) Amazone Diadème
German (Deutsch) Gelbwangenamazone
Italian (Italiano) Amazone Fronte Rossa e Blu
Japanese (日本語) キホオボウシインコ (Kihooboushiinko)
Norwegian (Norsk) Gulkinnamazon
Polish (Polski) Amazonka Zmienna
Russian (русский язык) Желтощёкий амазон
Spanish (Español) Amazona Frentirroja
Swedish (Svenska) Gulkindad Amason
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