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Yellow-shouldered Amazon
Amazona barbadensis
Turquoise-fronted Amazon
Amazona aestiva
  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scaly-naped Amazon
Amazona mercenarius
IOC 7.3

Turquoise-fronted Amazon
Amazona aestiva xanthopteryx
Transpantaneria near Pousada Piuval, Mato Grosso - 2017-07-13
© Leith Woodall

Field guides

Plate/page: 53

van Perlo, Ber
A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil

Plate/page: 227

Sibley, D., A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Plate/page: 213

Sibley, D. A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America


  • Amazona aestiva: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016.
  • Amazona aestiva: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2017. IOC World Bird List (v 7.3). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • van Perlo, Ber: A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil; Oxford University Press, October 9, 2009; ISBN:0-195-30155-2
  • Sibley, D., A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 29, 2003; ISBN:0-679-45121-8
  • Sibley, D. A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 2003; ISBN:0-679-45120-X
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Parrots, Cockatoos, Lories
    Family African & New World Parrots
    Genus Amazona
    Species Turquoise-fronted Amazon
    (Linnaeus, 1758)

      aestiva (Linnaeus, 1758)
    SA: Resident: e Brazil
      xanthopteryx (von Berlepsch, 1896)
    SA: Resident: Bolivia to sw Brazil, Paraguay and n Argentina
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    SA: Resident: c
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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