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Amazon Parrot

Introduction General characteristics Types of Amazon parrot Nutrition & Care Behaviour & Price


Someone once said that, "If African Greys are the college intellectuals, then Amazons are the class clowns!" I completely agree. Amazon parrot is the common name for a parrot of the genus Amazona. These are medium-size parrots native to the New World ranging from South America to Mexico and the Caribbean.

Most Amazon parrots are predominantly green, with accenting colours that depend on the species and can be quite vivid. They feed primarily on seeds, nuts, and fruits, supplemented by leafy matter.

General Physical Description

1. ORIGIN : Amazon parrot is originated from Latin America and Amazone. 2. HEIGHT & WEIGHT : Height is 9-18 inches & weight is 250- 700 gm. 3. LIFE SPAN: 50 years and more if proper care should be taken. 4. NOISE: It has loud vocal abilities. It can chatter loudly.

5. QUALITIES: Independent, loyal, talkative in nature, enjoys humans companionship.

6. ABILITIES: Most of them are good talkers & singers. It can be trained easily. They are good at mimicking human voices. 7. DIET: Prone to obesity so a good diet & exercise are required.

Types of Amazon Parrot

Blue Fronted Amazon Parrot

Red Lored Amazon Parrot

Green Cheeked Amazon Parrot

Nutrition & Care


Formulated diet, seed diet, fruits & vegetables.

1.Bird Baths: For personal hygiene a weekly shower is required & keeps it's plumage in good shape. hand held shower sprayer can be used. 2.Wings: The wings should be kept trim if you want to discourage flight and to prevent the loss of your pet through an open window. 3.Nails: A variety of concrete type perches are also available to help keep the nails trim, but they should be trimmed.


Social Behaviour: Amazon parrots are one-person birds. Wild Amazons do feed in flocks, but intimate contact and relations are limited to a parrots mate.

Aggression and Territorial Behaviours: Amazon parrots have a reputation for being aggressive, especially during the breeding season.


In India, these parrots are ranges from Rs. 1,200.00 to Rs. 1,40,000.00 on the basis of their species

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