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Yellow-naped Amazon

Yellow-naped Amazons, known for their distinctive yellow band on the nape, are intelligent parrots native to Central America. They are well-known for their playful nature, bright plumage, and exceptional ability to mimic human speech.


Balanced diet of high-quality parrot pellets, supplemented with fresh fruits, vegetables, and some seeds or nuts.


Requires a large cage with plenty of room to play and exercise.


Known for their playful, friendly nature and intelligence.


Can live up to 60-80 years with proper care.

Size and Appearance​

They are around 38-43 cm (15-17 inches) in length. Notable for their bright green plumage with a distinctive yellow band on the nape.

Training and Enrichment​

Highly intelligent and trainable. Require plenty of toys and puzzles for mental stimulation.

Social Needs​

Extremely social and require regular interaction.


Known for their loud vocalizations and their ability to mimic human speech.

Common Health Issues​

Prone to obesity and vitamin A deficiencies.

Handling and Interactions​

Enjoys interaction and handling once trust is established.

Breeding and Reproduction​

Breeding can be challenging and is often best left to experts.

Legal Considerations​

Some regions may require permits due to their inclusion in CITES Appendix II. Always verify with local and international laws.
All things considered, Yellow-naped Amazons can make a delightful addition to the right home. However, their high intelligence and social needs demand an owner dedicated to providing a stimulating environment, a healthy diet, and ample interaction. Remember that these birds can live a long time, so owning one is a significant commitment.