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Amazona aestiva (Turquoise-fronted Amazon)

Wikipedia Abstract

The blue-fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), also called the turquoise-fronted amazon and blue-fronted parrot, is a South American species of amazon parrot and one of the most common amazon parrots kept in captivity as a pet or companion parrot. Its common name is derived from the distinctive blue marking on its head just above its beak.
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Infraspecies

Amazona aestiva aestiva (Blue-fronted amazon)
Amazona aestiva xanthopteryx (Southern blue-fronted amazon)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
0
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
7
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.49065
EDGE Score: 1.25009

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  451 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  50 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  30 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  40 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Clutch Size [4]  3
Incubation [3]  24 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  49 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Pelecitus circularis <Unverified Name>[8]
Pelecitus helecinus <Unverified Name>[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de 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
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Jetz 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
5PLANT FOOD RESOURCES AND THE DIET OF A PARROT COMMUNITY IN A GALLERY FOREST OF THE SOUTHERN PANTANAL (BRAZIL), RAGUSA-NETTO, J. and FECCHIO, A., Braz. J. Biol., 66(4): 1021-1032, 2006
6SEED AND FRUIT PREDATION OF KIELMEYERA (GUTTIFERAE) AND QUALEA (VOCHYSIACEAE) SPECIES BY SIX PSITTACID SPECIES IN THE BRAZILIAN CERRADO., Iubatã Paula de Faria, Tarcísio Lyra dos Santos Abreu & Carlos Abs Bianchi, ECOTROPICA 13: 75–79, 2007
7Avian frugivores feeding on Mauritia flexuosa (Arecaceae) fruits in Central Brazil, Manrique Prada Villalobos and Marcelo Araújo Bagno, Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia, 20(1), 26‐29 (2012)
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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