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Blue-cheeked Parrot

Amazona dufresniana (Shaw, 1812)

The Blue-cheeked Amazon (Amazona dufresniana), also known as Blue-cheeked Parrot or Dufresne's Amazon, is a parrot found in northeast South America in eastern Venezuela, the Guianas and possibly far northern Brazil. It lives in forest and savanna woodlands up to 1,700 m (5,600 ft). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Amazona

Scientific:
  Amazona dufresniana

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1812)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 8 pt2 p.513

Protonym:
  Psittacus dufresnianus

Avibase ID:
  7B534E0C077F26A4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7B534E0C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177792


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Amazona dufresniana: SE Venezuela (Gran Sabana) to the Guianas and (?) adj. Brazil
English:
Blue-cheeked Parrot
Czech:
amazoňan modrolící
German:
Goldmaskenamazone
Danish:
Blåkindet Amazone
Spanish:
Amazona Cariazul
Finnish:
siniposkiamatsoni
French:
Amazone de Dufresne
Italian:
Amazzone guanceblu
Japanese:
kigaoboushiinko
Japanese:
キガオボウシインコ
Dutch:
Blauwwangamazone
Norwegian:
Blåkinnamazon
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåkinnamazon
Polish:
amazonka niebieskolica
Portuguese:
Papagaio-de-bochecha-azul
Portuguese (Brazil):
Papagaio-de-bochecha-azul
Russian:
Синещёкий амазон
Slovak:
amazoňan tmavozobý
Swedish:
blåkindad amazon
Ukrainian:
Амазон синьощокий
Chinese:
蓝颊鹦哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-cheeked Amazon ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-cheeked Amazon ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amazone de Dufresne ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amazone de Dufresne ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Amazona dufresniana dufresniana [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-cheeked Amazon ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Amazona dufresniana dufresniana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Amazona dufresniana dufresniana [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Blue-cheeked Parrot ( Amazona dufresniana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazona dufresniana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazona dufresniana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Amazona [dufresniana or rhodocorytha] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Amazona de Dufresne, Papagai de Dufresne
Carib: Kujokujo
Czech: Amazonan modrolící, amazoňan modrolící
Danish: Blåkindet Amazone
German: Goldmaskenamazone, Granada Amazone
Aukan: Papakaï
English: Blue cheeked Parrot, Blue-checked Parrot, Blue-cheeked Amazon, Blue-cheeked Parrot, Dufresne's Amazon, Dufresne's Parrot
English (IOC): Blue-cheeked Amazon
Spanish: Amazona Cariazul, Amazona de Cara Azul, Loro Cariazul
Spanish (Spain): Amazona Cariazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-cheeked Parrot
Spanish (Venezuela): Loro Cariazul
Estonian: guajaana amatsoonpapagoi, gujaana amatsoonpapagoi
Finnish: Siniposkiamatsoni
French: Amazone de Dufresne
Guianese Creole French: Jako-bach
Guarani: Araka, Parakáu
Hungarian: granadai amazon
Italian: Amazzone guanceblu
Japanese: kigaoboushiinko
Japanese: キガオボウシインコ
Scientific: Amazona dufresniana, Amazona dufresniana dufresniana, Psittacus dufresnianus
Lithuanian: Mėlynskruostė amazonė
Ndyuka-trio Pidgin: Papakaï
Dutch: Blauwwangamazone
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåkinnamazon
Norwegian: Blåkinnamazon, Blåkinnet amason, Blåkinnet amasonpapegøye
Wayampi: Kuyokuyo
Palikúr: Kulékuli
Polish: amazonka niebieskolica
Portuguese: camutanga, chauá, chauã, papagaio-cachorro, papagaio-de-bochecha-azul
Portuguese (Brazil): camutanga, chauá, chauã, papagaio-cachorro, Papagaio-de-bochecha-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Papagaio-de-faces-azuis
Russian: Синещёкий амазон
Slovak: amazoňan tmavozobý
Serbian: Dufresniana amazonac
Saramaccan: Papakái
Sranan: Mason
Swedish: Blåkindad amason, Blåkindad amazon
Ukrainian: Амазон синьощокий
Wayana: Kiokio
Chinese: 蓝颊鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頰亞馬遜鸚哥

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