Northeastern Mexico to northern Veracruz
Lush areas in arid lowlands and foothills, especially gallery forest, deciduous woodland and dry, open pine- oak woodland
Nuts, berries, flowers fruit and nectar
12 - 13.2 in.
1 – 4 eggs
- Also known as the Red-crowned Amazon
- They gather in large flocks and are noisiest in the morning and
- Nomadic birds that gather in large flocks after breeding. They move north and south of their breeding range and are often found in southern Texas, where food is more readily available in winter.
It is massively exploited for the pet trade and much of its habitat has been cleared for agricultural land. Currently there is no adequately protected areas specific for this species.
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