|Family||African and New World Parrots|
|Habitat||Humid to semi-humid forest and plantations. Absent in open or dry habitat.|
Breeding occurs from November to March and the female lays three eggs on average, incubating them for about 4 weeks. Like many young parrots they stay with their parents for a considerable time, about 2 months, before establishing their independence.
Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
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Songs and CallsLess raucous and quieter than other Amazons, and deeper, perhaps because of its larger size. A variety of screeches and multi-syllabic notes in flight.
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