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Lilac Crowned Amazon

Family - Parrot

Nick Names - Finsch's Amazon

Description - The most appealing feature of Lilac Crowned Amazons are their beautiful lilac head and their sweet temperament. Many, but not all, Lilac Crowned Amazons are excellent talkers.

Temperament - Very affectionate.

Sexing - Can not be determined visually.

Origin - Wild Lilac Crowned Amazons are found in Mexico.

Trainability - Amazons in general are very intelligent and trainable.

Loudness - very loud


Your lilac crowned 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. Take special care not to over feed your green cheeked amazon. They are extremely affectionate and will use their charm to convince you to over feed them. They like to eat and are prone to obesity.

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

Length: 13 inches
Life span: 40-60 years