Scaly-naped Amazon

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Scaly-naped Amazon
Amazona mercenaria -Ecuador -Andes-8-4c.jpg
In the cloud forests of western Andes in Ecuador
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Androglossini
Genus: Amazona
Species: A. mercenarius
Binomial name
Amazona mercenarius
(Tschudi, 1844)

The Scaly-naped Parrot (Amazona mercenarius) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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