The Yellow Naped Amazon Parrot Are sweet bright green color Beautiful birds that make excellent pets for Thier human owners who want to form a great bond with their bird. They are very intelligent and remarkable speech with abilities, They are among the most popular Amazon parrot species.
Their name comes from a blaze of yellow on the lower naped along the back of the neck. Another yellow patch often appears on the forehead and crown and they have slashes of red in the feathers of their wings. Yellow Naped Amazon have gray to black beaks and feet. They are also called a yellow-naped parrot.
These birds are native to the Pacific side of Central America and northern South America. They are mostly found in southern Mexico and northwest Costa Rica.
They grow to about 12 to 15 inches from the beak to the tip of the tail.
Yellow Naped Amazon can live 50 to 60 years or longer with the proper care. Some reach the ages of 70 and even 90 years old. Their Average Lifespan is up to 70 Years.
Yellow Naped Amazons are very intelligent and tend to form extremely close bonds with their owners. These are wonderful as young birds but tend to become nippy, even outright aggressive as they get older.
Caring for Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrots
To care for yellow-naped parrot requires great attention and you will need to set aside a Time each day for one-on-one interaction with your bird. This is the key to establishing and maintaining a healthy bonding with your Bird.
Feeding Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrots
Yellow-naped parrot Feed on a high-quality pelleted diet supplemented with seed mix. Daily Feeding on fresh bird-safe fruits and vegetables will also ensure that your bird is getting a good balance the vitamins and nutrients he needs.
Our yellow-naped parrot is weaned onto a pelleted diet, various trail mix blends, fresh fruits and vegetables, cooked beans and rice, grains, bread, pasta, and nuts.
A yellow-naped needs several hours of daily outside-the-cage time to burn excess calories and stretch his muscles. This prevents weight gain and also provides the bird much-needed mental stimulation.
Teaching yellow-naped Amazon tricks or giving him puzzle toys is a great way to keep his/her brain active. Other toys can be provided that play on the parrot's chewing instinct, letting him burn off some energy while in his cage.
Speech & Sound
Yellow-naped Amazon talking abilities seem to be able to Imated human speech. It has been proven that parrots are capable of this, the yellow-naped Amazon being no exception. Beware of what you say around this bird — you will be hearing it back for a long time.