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Red-spectacled Amazon
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Information
Common Name Red-spectacled Parrot
Range Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Psittaciformes
Family Psittacidae
Genus Amazona
Species Amazona pretrei
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Red-spectacled amazon (Amazona pretrei), also known as the red-spectacled parrot, is a species of amazon parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

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

Description

The red-spectacled amazon is 32 cm (13 in) long. It is mostly green with some sparse red spots on head, variable extent of red on forehead, lores and around eyes, white eyerings, red on the bend of the wings with blue tips to secondaries and primaries, yellowish bill. Females have less red on the bend of the wing.

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