The Red-crowned Parrot – also known as Mexican Red Head Amazon or Green-cheeked Amazon is a native to the lowlands of North-eastern Mexico now very common in the US. Green Cheeked Amazons are mostly green, with a bright red blaze that extends over their beak and forehead. There is a patch of brilliant blue behind their eyes that trails down the neck in some individuals. The undersides of the tail feathers are a lime green/yellow, and they have horn-colored beaks and flesh colored legs.About 13 inches in length ,Male-body green, with soft black margins to feathers of nape to mantle and upper breast; dark red forehead, crown and lores; purple/blue band from above the eye down the sides of the neck; at bases of secondary feathers 1-5 is red, the remainder green; green tail. Bill dull yellow. Eye ring pale grey, eye yellow. Female-red less evident on crown.they have Shrill screaming voice usually followed by ascending notes. Chattering also heard, though raspy.
Green Cheeked Amazon
Our parrots enjoy human interaction as well as interaction with other birds. They like to be greeted when you come into the room. They like to eat at the table and will let you know when it’s dinner time. They are quite content and comfortable to be on a perch and in the company of its humans.