Amazon Birds For Sale

Blue-Cheeked Amazon

Distribution / Range

You will find the rare Blue-Cheeked Amazon species across South America (northeast). The most prominent are areas in Southern-eastern Venezuela (a one-off Bolívar record along Amazonas), Northern-eastern French Guiana and Suriname, and Northern Guyana. Despite the lack of any conclusive records, various reports suggest occurrences alongside Amapa and Para in Brazil.


Blue-Cheeked Amazons live near the lower subtropical zone’s cloud and humid forests. However, they are also present across Venezuela’s savanna woodlands. Blue cheeked Amazons may be present at around 560m in Guyana and 1,700m in Venezuela.


During periods between July-August, seasonal movements towards the coastal region of Suriname from the interior take place. Speculations suggest that these seasonal movements are due to food availability.  Birds by Joe is proud to be a healthy baby bird breeder and source of these beautiful blue cheeked amazon for sale.  They are one of the most beautiful exotic birds and can be your life-long family pet with so much love. 


Blue Cheeked Amazon species is nearing an endangered status due to habitat loss, food shortages, and pet trading. These problems mainly prevail across the Bolívar region of Gran Sabana, along with coastal Guiana.

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Description:

The normal length of Blue cheeked Amazon parrots is around 13 inches-14 inches equal to 34 cm- 36 cm. Similarly, these birds weigh around 480g- 600g. This bird species features a completely green plumage. But, the body area extending from the neck to the eye might often contain blue cheeks which are less prominent during their young stages. With orange lores and yellowish crowns these birds have yellow-orange shades on wing speculum. Their bill is usually pink and red shaded with a grey color. Normally, the blue-cheeked Amazons have red or orange irises while they possess grey eye rings.


Both genders of this bird species are difficult to differentiate between. Moreover, younger blue-cheeked Amazon parrots have a dull color range. For instance, their occiput and crown is usually green while their lores and forehead comprise dull yellow shades. Feathers over the ears are slightly blue and mostly green. Furthermore, younger birds of this family have grayish-white eye rings while they posses brown irises. Additionally, they have pink and grey-tinged bills.

Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot

Blue-Fronted Amazons average 14 - 15 inches (~35 cm) in length (from head to tail tip) and weigh 9.7 to 18 oz (275 to 510 grams) - the average being 14.1 to 15.2 oz (400 to 430 grams).


The Blue Fronted Amazon Parrot has a range of different color combinations. Some birds in this family lack any sort of blue feathers over their crest/head. On the contrary, other birds in the family might have a turquoise blue over their forehead. It’s even possible for them to be covered in blue feathers from the front, which includes its chest, face, and neck.


Often, some birds will have yellow color over their head or face, while others will have either blue, light white, or even yellow color markings.


There are significant individual variations in both facial pattern and amount of yellow/red to the "shoulder". In one extreme, individuals with essentially no yellow to the head and entirely green "shoulder" are known from north-western Argentina.


The beak is dark grey and their feet are grey.

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Yellow-Headed Amazon

The Yellow-naped Amazon averages 15 - 17 inches (38–43 cm) in length (including tail). When excited all feathers of the neck and crown are raised, making the head appear double in size. These Amazons have rounded wings along with a square tail that represents a robust physical build. Their entire body features a blend of different colors, including dark scallops along their neck, with yellow markings on their thighs. Moreover, Amazons also have a bright green body with a yellow head and red shades along the sides of the wing.


The Yellow Headed Amazon flight feathers have shades of bluish violets and black. Often, there will be a hidden red patch on the tail and exterior of the flight feathers. Both genders of the bird look similar in the Amazons family.  Further, the ring around the eye of Mexican birds is usually grayish or whitish. The tail’s outer feathers contain yellow tips, while the bill comprises a horn color. This color is usually darker in the Honduran and Belizean sub-species.


These beautiful Yellow Headed Amazon parrots are very intelligent and imaginative birds that are easily tamed as they enjoy human company. Therefore, they have grown to be very popular in the pet bird trade. Amazons have excellent signing and talking abilities, which makes this Amazon parrot for sale quite popular among bird families.  


Some become nippy and they may not be the right pet for the casual owner who doesn't want to take the time to learn about parrot behavior and training. The Yellow Headed Amazon is generally known to be noisy, thus they may not be suitable for individuals who are intolerant to noise. As is the case with most mid-size to large parrot, they can be destructive unless their energy is redirected at chewing toys, natural and non-toxic branches, and training of tricks.

Yellow-Nape Amazon

  • Size: 12-15 inches (~35 cm)

 

  • Average weight: 480 to 680 grams

 

  • Their noticeable features are the green forehead and crown and a yellow band across the lower nape and hind neck. Some birds develop more yellow than others. Others don't develop any yellow feathers at all. Yellow feathers may increase with maturity. Yellow feathers are also at the back of the neck (nape).

 

  • Dark gray beak with the base of the upper beak being somewhat lighter.

 

  • Grey feet.

  • Yellow Napes are loved for their intelligence, clowny personality, and impressive talking and singing abilities, enhanced by their great sense of pitch. When talking, they display an amazingly human-sounding voice.

  • A healthy amazon parrot can live 50 to 60 years or even longer with good nutrition and care.

  • Some striking mutations of the Yellow Nape have occurred in aviaries, please refer to the below photos of beautiful Blue Mutation Yellow Napes.

Mealy Parrot

Mealy Parrots are popular for their social abilities, which allow them to stay in pairs and large flocks. These parrots can interact with other birds like macaws as well. The Mealy Parrot normally has a length of 15-17 inches, which is equivalent to 38-41 cm. Meanwhile, their weight can vary from 540g to 700g. Despite that, their specifications can vary in individual cases. The parrots are usually calm and less noisy than other parrots.

Their head top can feature a color blend like violet, blue, and purple. This blend of color is attractive despite its lack of colorfulness. Usually, they will have a completely green body with yellow patches on the head. The tail feathers are often lime in color. Their crown usually features a purplish or bluish shade. With a blue, yellow, teal, red, or purple undercoat, the Mealy Parrot can have a teal sheen or light blue color over their green coat. In addition, the beaks are normally yellowish in color, and they also have un-feathered white rings under their eyes, which carry a reddish-orange shade.

Orange-Winged Amazons

Orange-Winged Amazons are one of the smaller Amazons. They average 12 to 13 (~31 - 33 cm) in length; but some subspecies are as small as 10 inches. They weigh around 340 grams.


They are often confused with Blue-Fronted Amazons. However, the Orange Winged Amazons are the only amazon with orange feathers in their wings, thus the name Orange Winged Amazon. The color flight feathers in the Blue Fronts are red.


The plumage is mainly green with a blue forehead, some yellow on the crown, cheeks and outer tail tips, and an orange speculum (= distinctive wing patch). The beak is horn-colored with a gray tip. The feet are pale grey / horn brown.


Males and females look alike.


There are various challenges to owning an Orange Winged Amazon, one of which is their dangerous chewing ability. They can easily learn how to use their beaks on different types of material and objects once they pass through their baby phase. They are naughty in nature and can easily develop unwanted behavior patterns and habits that are harmful in the long run. Thus, it is quite important when looking for Amazon birds for sale, to know that you'll need to train and guide them well. Lack of proper discipline can prompt them to chew on electric wiring and different hazardous material inside the house.


You may lose valuable items to these parrots’ chewing habits as they usually see everything as a chewing toy. Their inclination towards such behaviors makes rehabilitation and training important from a young age.