Yellow Crowned Amazon Babies

Length: 28 – 33 cm
Weight: 220-250 grams
Banded: Yes
Talking Ability: Yes




Yellow Crowned Amazon Babies make fantastic pets, they are high intelligence and have charming personalities. They are very social parrot and love to interacted with people. The life span of yellow crown amazons is 50-60 years or more.  They possibly live longer in captivity when provided with good nutrition and a proper environment

As most other amazon parrots, it has a short squarish tail and primarily green plumage. It has dark blue tips to the secondaries and primaries and a red wing speculum, carpal edge (leading edge of the wing at the “shoulder”) and base of the outer tail feathers. The red and dark blue sections are often difficult to see when the bird is perched, while the red base of the outer tail feathers only infrequently can be seen under normal viewing conditions in the wild. The amount of yellow to the head varies, with the nominate, nattereri and panamensis having yellow restricted to the crown-region (occasionally with a few random feathers around the eyes), while the subspecies xantholaema has most of the head yellow.  All have a white eye-ring. They have a dark bill with a large horn (gray) or reddish spot on the upper mandible, except panamensis, which has a horn-colored beak. Males and females do not differ in plumage. Except for the wing speculum, juveniles have little yellow and red to the plumage.

Food and feeding

They are normally found in pairs or small flocks up to 30, but larger groups may gather at clay licks. Their food includes fruits, nuts, seeds and berries. Foods with sugar and a large amount of salt can be dangerous for them.

Breeding of yellow Crowned Amazon Babies

The nest  of yellow crowned amazon babies is in a hollow in a tree, palm or termitarium, where they lay two to three eggs. The incubation time is about 26 days and the chicks leave the nest about 60 days from hatching.




If you’re looking for a smart and fun pet bird, the Yellow Crowned Amazon is a great candidate. Like the rest of their Amazon cousins, they are energetic, social and highly intelligent, often capable of talking with plenty of skill. And it goes without saying – they are one of the world’s most popular pet parrots. Let’s see what are the details that make them so loved.

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