Diademed amazon

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Diademed amazon
Amazona diadema (26728838050).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Amazona
Species: A. diadema
Binomial name
Amazona diadema
von Spix, 1824

The diademed amazon (Amazona diadema) is a parrot in the family Psittacidae formerly considered conspecific with the red-lored amazon (Amazona autumnalia).


Amazona diadema is restricted to the state of Amazonas in north-western Brazil.

Habitat and ecology

The species occurs in a variety of lowland forest habitats as well as areas containing scattered trees and plantations. It feeds mostly on fruit and nuts.


  1. ^ Birdlife International (2014). "Amazona didema". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2015.

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