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Imperial Parrot

Amazona imperialis Richmond, 1899

The imperial amazon or Dominican amazon, also known as the sisserou, is a parrot found only on the Caribbean island of Dominica. It has been designated as the national bird of Dominica. The species is critically endangered. In 2019, it was estimated there were only about 50 mature individuals left in the wild. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
   Amazona
Scientific:
  Amazona imperialis


Original description

Citation:
  Richmond, 1899

Reference:
  Auk p.186

Protonym:
  Amazona imperialis

Link:
  https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/auk/v016n02/p0186-p0187.pdf


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B78B2F8372C17D9D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B78B2F83

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B78B2F83


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554930


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Amazona imperialis: Montane forests of Dominica (Lesser Antilles)
English:
Imperial Parrot
Catalan:
Papagai imperial
Czech:
amazoňan císařský
Danish:
Kejseramazone
German:
Kaiseramazone
Spanish:
Amazona Imperial
Spanish (Spain):
Amazona Imperial
Finnish:
keisariamatsoni
French:
Amazone impériale
Croatian:
carska amazonka
Hungarian:
császáramazon
Italian:
Amazzone imperiale
Japanese (romaji):
mikadoboushiinko
Japanese:
ミカドボウシインコ
Lithuanian:
Imperatoriškoji amazonė
Dutch:
Keizeramazone
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Keisaramazon
Norwegian:
Keiseramazon
Polish:
amazonka cesarska
Portuguese:
Papagaio-imperial
Russian:
Императорский амазон
Slovak:
amazoňan cisársky
Serbian:
Carski amazonac
Swedish:
kejsaramazon
Ukrainian:
Амазон імператорський
Chinese:
帝王鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional):
帝王亞馬遜鸚哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amazone impériale ( Amazona imperialis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amazone impériale ( Amazona imperialis)
Clements 1st edition:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Clements, version 2021:
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
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):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 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 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Amazona imperialis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Amazona imperialis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Amazona imperialis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Imperial Amazon ( Amazona imperialis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazona imperialis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazona imperialis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Amazona imperial, Papagai imperial
Montenegrin: carski amazonac, царски амазонац
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): царски амазонац
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): sisserou
Czech: amazoňan císařský, Amazonan královský
Danish: Kejseramazone
German: Kaiseramazone
English: August Parrot, Dominican Amazon, Dominican Parrot, Imperial Amazon, Imperial Parrot
English, HBW: Imperial Amazon
English (IOC): Imperial Amazon
English (United States): Imperial Parrot
Spanish: Amazona Imperial
Spanish (Spain): Amazona Imperial
Spanish (HBW): Imperial Parrot
Estonian: keiser-amatsoonpapagoi
Finnish: Keisariamatsoni
French: Amazone de Bouquet, Amazone de la Dominique, Amazone impériale, Amazone sisserou
Croatian: carska amazonka
Hungarian: császáramazon
Italian: Amazzone imperiale
Japanese (romaji): mikadoboushiinko
Japanese: ミカドボウシインコ
Kazakh: император амазоны, императорлық амазон
Kirghiz: император амазону
Scientific: Amazona imperialis, Psittacus augustus
Lithuanian: Imperatoriškoji amazonė
Maltese: pappagall imperjali
Dutch: Keizeramazone
Norwegian Nynorsk: Keisaramazon
Norwegian: Keiseramason, Keiseramasonpapegøye, Keiseramazon
Polish: amazonka cesarska
Portuguese: Papagaio-imperial
Portuguese (Portugal): papagaio-imperial
Russian: Императорский Амазон, Императорский попугай
Slovak: amazoňan cisársky
Serbian: Carski amazonac
Swedish: kejsaramazon, Kungsamazon
Turkish: Kral amazon
Ukrainian: Амазон імператорський
Chinese: 帝王鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 帝王亞馬遜鸚哥

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