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Red-lored Parrot

Scientific Name: Amazona autumnalis

Species Authority: (Linne, 1758)

Common Names :
Red-lored Amazon
Red-lored Parrot

Native to:  Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras

In California: Once a rarity among California flocks, the Red-lored Parrot population has steadily increased to a sizable and stable number.

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NOTE: Among the amazona flocks, hybrids of all species can be found. Some of our photographs may contain hybrids -- these birds are included in the species gallery they most closely resemble. Those who evenly resemble two or more species or cannot be specifically identified will be found in the "Others" Gallery.

Did you know?

Young parrots who are approaching breeding age will "play nest" in preparation for the time to choose a mate. They will go through all the motions of preparing and caring for a nest site without actually laying eggs and raising young. They are becoming well prepared for their adult lives.






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