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Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot; Mealy Amazon)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The mealy amazon or mealy parrot (Amazona farinosa) is among the largest parrot in the Amazona genus, the amazon parrots. It is a mainly green parrot with a total length of 38–41 cm (15–16 in). It is endemic to tropical Central and South America.
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Infraspecies

Amazona farinosa farinosa (Mealy amazon)
Amazona farinosa guatemalae (Guatemalan mealy amazon) (Attributes)
Amazona farinosa virenticeps (Costa Rican mealy amazon)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.68983
EDGE Score: 1.90059

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.38 lbs (626 g)
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests
Diet [3]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  50 %
Diet - Plants [3]  20 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  30 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  60 %
Clutch Size [5]  3
Incubation [4]  26 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

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1PARROT CLAYLICKS: DISTRIBUTION, PATTERNS OF USE AND ECOLOGICAL CORRELATES FROM A PARROT ASSEMBLAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN PERU, ALAN TRISTRAM KENNETH LEE, dissertation for DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2010
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish 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
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz 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
6Frugivory in Some Migrant Tropical Forest Wood Warblers, Russell Greenberg, BIOTROPICA 13(3): 215-223 1981
7MONKEY DISPERSAL AND WASTE OF A NEOTROPICAL FRUIT, Henry F. Howe, Ecology, 61(4), 1980, pp. 944-959
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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