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Amazona rhodocorytha (Red-browed Amazon; Red-browed Parrot)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Red-browed Amazon (Amazona rhodocorytha) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Atlantic Forest in eastern Brazil. It has been considered a subspecies of the Blue-cheeked Amazon, but today all major authorities consider them separate species. It is threatened by habitat loss and capture for the wild parrot trade.
View Wikipedia Record: Amazona rhodocorytha

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Amazona rhodocorytha

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.735
EDGE Score: 3.39719


Clutch Size [1]  4
Maximum Longevity [2]  44 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Alta Paraná Atlantic forests Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Bahia coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pernambuco coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Linhares State Forest Reserve   Brazil      
Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve 72830565 Brazil  
Serra da Bocaina National Park II 242047 Brazil  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Alto Cariri Brazil A1
Cafundó e Bananal do Norte Brazil A1
Encostas da Região de Domingos Martins Brazil A1
Estação Veracruz Brazil A1
Fazenda Santana Brazil A1, A2
Ilha Grande Brazil A1
Itarana Brazil A1, A2
Parque Estadual do Desengano e Entorno Brazil A1, A2
Parque Estadual do Rio Doce Brazil A1
Parque Nacional de Monte Pascoal Brazil A1, A2
Parque Nacional do Descobrimento Brazil A1
Parque Nacional do Pau Brasil / Trancoso Brazil A1
Reserva Biológica União Brazil A1
Rio Mucuri Brazil A1, A2
Santa Teresa Brazil A1, A2, A3
Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis Brazil A1, A2, A3
Sooretama / Linhares Brazil A1, A2, A3
Una Brazil A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Rare Species Conservatory
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Range Map



Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Wikimedia Commons licensed under a Creative Commons License
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011