Yellow-Headed Amazon


Scientific name: Amazona oratrix

Place of Origin: Mexico
Lifespan (in wild): 20 to 30 years
Weight: 1.1 lbs
Body size: 15-27 inches long
Diet: Omnivore


Fun Facts

  • These parrots are considered very good singers and talkers and are generally known as noisy birds.
  • Yellow-Headed Amazon’s will often fly silently, unlike many other parrots.
  • Yellow-headed amazons are monogamous.

Conservation Status


Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $300.

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