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Double Yellow Head Amazon

Family - Parrot

Nick Names - Double Yellow Headed Amazon, Yellow-headed Amazon

Description - The double yellow head amazon can be characterized as the showman of the bird world. While most double yellow head amazons are shy around strangers they are always willing to put on a show for anyone that's willing to watch. Double yellow head amazons are excellent talkers and very affectionate.

Temperament - Double Yellow Amazons are incredibly intelligent and affectionate. Males can be particularly difficult after they reach sexual maturity, especially during molts. Building a good relationship with male Blue=Fronted Amazons will help greatly after sexual maturity is reached.

Sexing - Can not be determined visually.

Origin - Wild Double Yellow Amazons are found in Mexico.

Trainability - Amazons in general are very intelligent and trainable.

Loudness - very particularly early in the morning and in the evening


Your blue-fronted amazon needs a wide variety of food. They need pellets and seed mixes, fresh fruits, vegetables, and table food. Your blue-fronted amazon will show distinct preferences, but you must take control. A grey will gorge on Sunflower seeds to the neglect of more nutritious food. greys need extra calcium, as they are unable to store it in their bones. Oranges, collard and/or mustard greens, and cooked broccoli are excellent dietary supplements.

Desired Cage size - Minumum cage size. 30"x30"x30" (length X width X height)

Length: 16-18 inches
Life span: 60-80 years