Red Lored Amazon
Family - Parrot
Nick Names - Yellow Cheek Amazon
Description - The Red Lored Amazon is known for be extremely affectionate and beautiful. On rare occasions Some Red Lored Amazons have been known to become aggressive due to jealousy. Most Red Loreds are excellent talkers.
Temperament - Red Lored Amazons like all amazons are highly intelligent, affectionate birds.
Sexing - Can not be determined visually.
Origin - Wild Red Lored Amazons are found in Central America.
Trainability - Amazons in general are very intelligent and trainable.
Loudness - very loud
Your Red Lored 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: 13.5 inches
Life span: 60-80 years