YELLOW-LORED AMAZON Amazona xantholora
by Sally Blanchard
» Also called Yucatan Amazon» 10” (25.4 cm) » Sexually dimorphic. Hens have blue crown with little or no red around eye and green primary coverts.» From Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico » Wild population declining» Bred in captivity but rare in pet trade although they are available.
Reminiscent of the White-fronted Amazon A. albifrons except the lores are yellow, the white on the forehead extends to mid-crown and a large black patch on ear-coverts,