Vinaceous-breasted amazon

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Vinaceous-breasted amazon
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Androglossini
Genus: Amazona
Species: A. vinacea
Binomial name
Amazona vinacea
(Kuhl, 1820)
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Range limited to several areas within the green area across parts of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

The vinaceous-breasted amazon (Amazona vinacea) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Description[edit]

At Iguazu Bird Park, Brazil

The vinaceous-breasted amazon is colorful parrot 30 cm (12 in) long. It is mostly green, with a red forehead, bluish nape, and a vinous-maroon breast.[2]

Range[edit]

The vinaceous-breasted amazon has become rare. It inhabits several areas within Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Amazona vinacea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Species factsheet: Amazona collaria". BirdLife International (2008). Retrieved 20 January 2009. 

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