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Vinaceous-breasted Amazon
04 55 326 amazona vinacea
Information
Range Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Psittaciformes
Family Psittacidae
Genus Amazona
Species Amazona vinacea
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Vinaceous-breasted amazon (Amazona vinacea), 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 moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Description

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.

Distribution

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

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