Yellow-fronted Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala ochrocephala)

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Physical description
Stocky bird with entirely green plumage with some red flight feathers. The forehead is yellow with an almost perfect triangle between orange-brown eyes, circled in white with a black iris. Its beak is fleshy with a lighter part on the sides. Its legs are strong and dark.
The Panama Yellow-fronted Amazon is a bit smaller than its counterpart, and the triangular yellow patch on its forehead is more pronounced.


Cut
35 cm

Lifetime
40 years

Sexing
scientific sexing

Reproduction
Nest box
Good result with a united couple with a spacious aviary and quality food.
Incubation: 21 days
Youth flight: 60 days after birth

Origin
Colombia and northern Brazil

Behaviour
Moderately loud to loud, bold, cautious, but quickly confident with those around him; he needs to snack on things and likes to bathe; enjoys being able to fly in an aviary. Tame, he is very sociable with a real faculty of adaptation. Very attached to his master who can teach him to speak and a few tricks: he loves to play and is one of the best speakers among the Amazons.

Washington Treaty
Appendix II

Food
Mixture of safflower seeds, wheat, oats, hemp, berries; buckwheat and beans; the sunflower ; a few pines or walnuts; several fruits and vegetables; half-ripe corn; mineral supplements.

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