Yellow-faced Amazon (Amazona xanthops) - HBW 4, p. 473
French: Amazone à face jaune
Spanish: Amazona del Cerrado
Other common names: (Brazilian) Yellow-faced Parrot
Taxonomy: Psittacus xanthops Spix, 1824, interior of Minas Gerais.
Placement within genus Amazona has been questioned. Monotypic.
Distribution: Interior Brazil from Maranhão S to N Paraguay and E Bolivia.
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A bird standing on a branch while others are calling on the background Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 January 2005 7 years ago 40 sec 4.9
A distant bird calling from a treetop Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 January 2005 7 years ago 21 sec 4
A small flock in a tree, with one bird preening. Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Paul Clarke 23 August 2008 5 years ago 23 sec 3.7
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A member of a big group, that were eating some Cerrado flowers.
Locality Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Thiago T. Silva 4 August 2013 1 year ago 4.1
A green morph adult
Locality Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Monotypic species)
Andy Emmerson 28 July 2014 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Locality Bonito, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Lindolfo Souto 20 August 2013 1 year ago 4
Two birds in flight.
Locality Embiara Lodge, Nhecolândia, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 14 November 2011 2 years ago 3.5
A adult bird (green morph).
Locality Parrot Park (NOP), Veldhoven, North Brabant Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 26 June 2009 3 years ago 2.5
bird in treatment at Centre for Recovery of Wild Animals
Locality São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Marco Silva 5 April 2014 28 weeks ago 2.3