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Imperial Parrot

Amazona imperialis Richmond, 1899

The Imperial Amazon (Amazona imperialis) also known as the Imperial Parrot, Dominican Amazon, August Amazon, or Sisserou, is a green-and-purple-plumaged amazon parrot. It is the largest member in the diverse genus Amazona measuring 45 cm (18 in) in length and weighing up to 900 g (2 lbs) when fully grown. The Imperial Parrot has a green back, purple neck, green-tipped red tail and purple underparts. The sexes are similar. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Amazona

Scientific:
  Amazona imperialis

Citation:
  Richmond, 1899

Reference:
  Auk 16 p.186

Protonym:
  Amazona imperialis

Avibase ID:
  B78B2F8372C17D9D

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554930


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Amazona imperialis: Montane forests of Dominica (Lesser Antilles)
English:
Imperial Parrot
Czech:
amazoňan císařský
German:
Kaiseramazone
Danish:
Kejseramazone
Spanish:
Amazona Imperial
Finnish:
keisariamatsoni
French:
Amazone impériale
Italian:
Amazzone imperiale
Japanese:
mikadoboushiinko
Japanese:
ミカドボウシインコ
Dutch:
Keizeramazone
Norwegian:
Keiseramazon
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Keisaramazon
Polish:
amazonka cesarska
Portuguese:
Papagaio-imperial
Russian:
Императорский амазон
Slovak:
amazoňan cisársky
Swedish:
kejsaramazon
Ukrainian:
Амазон імператорський
Chinese:
帝王鹦哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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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.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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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:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Imperial Parrot ( Amazona imperialis)
James Lee Peters:
Amazona imperialis
James Lee Peters (original):
Amazona imperialis
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
Imperial Parrot ( 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
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 (IOC): Imperial Amazon
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
Hungarian: császáramazon
Italian: Amazzone imperiale
Japanese: mikadoboushiinko
Japanese: ミカドボウシインコ
Scientific: Amazona imperialis
Lithuanian: Imperatoriškoji amazonė
Dutch: Keizeramazone
Norwegian Nynorsk: Keisaramazon
Norwegian: Keiseramason, Keiseramasonpapegøye, Keiseramazon
Polish: amazonka cesarska
Portuguese: Papagaio-imperial
Russian: Императорский Амазон, Императорский попугай
Slovak: amazoňan cisársky
Serbian: Carski amazonac
Swedish: kejsaramazon, Kungsamazon
Ukrainian: Амазон імператорський
Chinese: 帝王鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 帝王亞馬遜鸚哥

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