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Yellow-headed Parrot

Amazona oratrix Ridgway, 1887

The Yellow-headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix), also known as the Yellow-headed Parrot and Double Yellow-headed Amazon, is an endangered amazon parrot of Mexico and northern Central America. Measuring 38–43 centimetres (15–17 in) in length, it is a stocky short-tailed green parrot with a yellow head. It prefers to live in mangrove forests or forests near rivers or other bodies of water. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Yellow-crowned Amazon. It is a popular pet and an excellent talker. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Amazona

Scientific:
  Amazona oratrix

Citation:
  Ridgway, 1887

Reference:
  Man.N.Am.Birds p.587

Protonym:
  Amazona oratrix

Avibase ID:
  C18AAFA8B64AE534

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C18AAFA8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554926

Geographic range:

  • Amazona oratrix [oratrix or magna]: Trop. Pacific slope of s, ne and Gulf lowlands of Mexico
  • Amazona oratrix belizensis: Belize
  • Amazona oratrix hondurensis: N Honduras (Sula Valley)
  • Amazona auropalliata caribaea: Bay Islands off Honduras (Isla Barbareta and Isla Guanaja)
  • Amazona auropalliata parvipes: Coastal ne Honduras to ne Nicaragua
English:
Yellow-headed Parrot
Czech:
amazoňan velký
German:
Gelbkopfamazone
Danish:
Gulhovedet Amazone
Spanish:
Amazona cabecigualda
Finnish:
keltapääamatsoni
French:
Amazone à tête jaune
Italian:
Amazzone testagialla
Japanese:
kibitaiboushiinko
Japanese:
キガシラボウシインコ
Dutch:
Geelkopamazone
Norwegian:
Gulhodeamazon
Polish:
amazonka żółtogardła
Portuguese:
papagaio-de-cabeça-amarela
Russian:
Желтоголовый амазон
Slovak:
amazoňan žltohlavý
Swedish:
gulhuvad amazon
Chinese:
雙黃頭亞馬遜鸚鵡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Yellow-headed Parrot ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland) ( Amazona oratrix [oratrix Group])
eBird version 1.52:
Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland) ( Amazona oratrix [oratrix Group])
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:
Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland) ( Amazona oratrix [oratrix Group])
eBird version 2018:
Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland) ( Amazona oratrix [oratrix Group])
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Yellow-headed Amazon ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
Yellow-headed Amazon ( Amazona oratrix) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Amazona ochrocephala oratrix [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Amazona ochrocephala oratrix [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazona oratrix [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Papagai capgroc
Czech: amazoňan velký
Danish: Gulhovedet Amazone
German: Gelbkopfamazone, Gelbkopfamazone [oratrix Gruppe]
English: Yellow-headed Amazon, Yellow-headed Parrot, Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland)
English (IOC): Yellow-headed Amazon
Spanish: Amazona cabecigualda, Loro Cabeza Amarilla, Loro Cabeza Amarilla (grupo oratrix)
Spanish (Spain): Amazona cabecigualda (continental)
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-headed Parrot (Mainland)
Spanish (Mexico): Loro Cabeza Amarilla (grupo oratrix), Loro cabeza-amarilla
Estonian: kuldpea-amatsoonpapagoi
Finnish: keltapääamatsoni
French: Amazone à tête jaune, Amazone à tête jaune (continentale), Amazone à tête jaune (forme continentale), Amazone à tête jaune [oratrix]
Hungarian: sárgafejű amazon
Italian: Amazzone testagialla
Japanese: kibitaiboushiinko, kigashiraboushiinko (oratrix guru-pu)
Japanese: キガシラボウシインコ, キガシラボウシインコ (oratrix グループ)
Scientific: Amazona ochrocephala oratrix, Amazona oratrix, Amazona oratrix [oratrix Group], Amazona oratrix [oratrix], Amazona oratrix oratrix
Lithuanian: Geltongalvė papūga
Latvian: dzeltengalvas amazone
Dutch: Geelkopamazone, Geelkopamazone (oratrix groep)
Norwegian: Gulhodeamazon, gulhodeamazon (oratrix gr.)
Polish: amazonka żółtogardła
Portuguese: papagaio-de-cabeça-amarela
Russian: Желтоголовый амазон
Slovak: amazoňan žltohlavý
Swedish: Gulhuvad amazon
Chinese: 雙黃頭亞馬遜鸚鵡
Chinese (Traditional): 黃頭亞馬遜鸚哥

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