Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Genus and Species: Amazona amazonica

This large Amazon parrot is endemic to South America’s tropical areas. It can easily be confused with Blue-fronted amazons, but the Orange-winged amazons, as per their name, are the only amazons with orange wing feathers.

Native Habitat:
The Orange-winged amazon lives and breeds in tropical regions of South America. They inhabit lowlands, mangroves and swampy forests, gallery forests and savannahs that have scattered trees, and drier woodlands as well.

Fun fact:
Parrots are amazing at being able to imitate the human voice. They can replicate our talk word for word.

Conservation status:
Not Endangered

Around the world:
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela