Renton, K. (). Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi), version In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca. The lilac-crowned parrot (Amazona finschi) is a parrot endemic to the Pacific slopes of Mexico. Also known as Finsch’s amazon or the lilac-crowned amazon, it is. Lilac-crowned Amazon cm; g. Generally green, paler on underparts, where narrow dark feather edging gives light scaled effect, and yellowish on.

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Italian agile frog Rana latastei. Amazzone capolilla, Amazzone corona lilla Japanese: Climatic Change Due to its popularity as a cage bird, it is one of the most frequently confiscated Mexican parrots 7and estimates suggest that there has been a 29 percent decrease in population size over the past 20 years 5.

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The lilac-crowned Amazon lives in semi-deciduousseasonally dry forests 9. Semi-deciduous Refers to plants that lose their foliage for a very short period.

Amazona finschi

Green is the dominant colour in the Amazona finschi with vast greenish yellow areas on the thorax and the abdomen. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the fimschi below. A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: X Close Image credit. Avicultural Magazine The lilac-crowned parrot’s endemic range spans along the pacific coast of Mexicobeginning in southeastern Sonora and southwestern Chihuahua down to southern Oaxaca.


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These low success rates could be attributed to the climate variability in dry forests, which could have an effect on clutch size, reproductive output and success. Views Read Edit View history. Influence of environmental variability on the growth of Lilac-crowned Parrot nestlings. Finscih is known to flnschi in natural cavities in trees, showing a preference for tall trees with a narrow cavity entrance 9presumably to reduce the risk of predation 10 Ornis Scandinavica The wingspan goes from 19,3 to 21,5 cm with an average weight of g.

Males and females do not have phenotypic characters of sexual dimorphism either seasonal-transitory or permanent; the immature specimens have a more eclipsed plumage and a dark iris. Restricted-range species, endemic to Pacific coastal Mexico. Frequent to common within restricted range, but very fiinschi in Oaxaca.

Amazona finschi (Lilac-crowned Parrot) – Avibase

Lilac-crowned parrots are an introduced but relatively common species in this area. The IUCN has placed them into the red list of the endangered species. Rodents of Unusual Size. The binomial of this bird commemorates the German naturalist and explorer Otto Finsch.


Nesting behavior of the Lilac-crowned Parrot. Oxford University Press, New York. The nape finsch part of the neck are blue, the periophthalmic area, the cheeks and the feathers which cover the ears, are greenish-yellow.

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Other related concepts Amazona [finschi x viridigenalis] hybrid Amazona [dufresniana x finschi] hybrid. In Mexico, fischi dry forests have one of the highest rates fibschi deforestation 16and this leads to habitat fragmentation, a reduction in available breeding sites, and reduced food availability This was a flock of more than 20 birds that were perched on power lines above a street.

To learn about climate change and the species that are affected, visit our climate change pages. Related taxa Other related concepts Amazona [finschi x viridigenalis] hybrid Amazona [dufresniana x finschi] hybrid Other synonyms Catalan: