Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva aestiva)

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Physical description

Stocky bird with green plumage with some yellow spots. The area around the eyes is yellow and the forehead is pale blue. The eyes are surrounded by light skin with dark irises rimmed with orange. It has a sturdy dark gray bill. Its legs are dark.

The Paraguayan Blue-fronted Amazon is identical with the only difference that the yellow-red on the shoulders and the blue on the face are more pronounced.

Cut
36 cm

Lifetime
40 years

Sexing
Scientific sexing

Reproduction
Nest box

It breeds quite easily in captivity in spacious aviaries. It is certainly one of the easiest species to breed.
Incubation: 25 days
Youth flight: 8-9 weeks after birth

Origin
Brazil

Behaviour
She is very comfortable even with people who are unknown to her because she is very curious about everything and is happy to play. This kindness makes him a very popular bird. She quickly learns to speak well and to do skill exercises.

Washington Treaty
Appendix II

Food
Fruits, seeds, nuts, flowers, berries and buds, daily visits to “barreiros” (place on the banks where the soil is rich in minerals)

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