Central and South America and surrounding islands, these colorful
parrots have been kept as companions for many years.
There are approximately 31 different species of Amazon parrots,
each unique in its color, size, and personality.
As a rule, Amazon parrots are lively, feisty and fearless. Handfed
babies make delightful pets, some learning to speak even before
they are weaned.
The ability to sing and talk with ease has earned the Amazon the
fame it so richly deserves. Older Amazons have also earned a reputation
of being somewhat ornery and moody when the breeding season is
It is because of this, that care should be taken when making the
decision to add an Amazon to your home.
An Amazon Right For You?
If you are a long time bird owner, familiar with parrot psyche,
an Amazon is probably a good choice and would make a welcome addition
to your family.
Amazons are not over demanding but do require a bit of compassion
and empathy when it comes to their breeding cycles.
One To Choose?
Because there are many different types of Amazons available as
pets, it is often difficult to make a decision. Most decide on
a specific bird based on size, coloration, and talking ability.
Bred at The Feather Tree
(Amazona ochrocephala) We specialize in what is commonly called
the Magna or Tres Marias.
These particular Yellow Heads gain their color in only a few short
years, and continue to procure more and more yellow with age.
Our Yellow Headed breeding stock not only have the full yellow
heads, but exquisite yellow coloring on their breasts, wings and
thighs. They produce beautiful babies with superior attitudes
and great talking abilities.
Undoubtedly the most famous for their talking proficiency, these
birds personify the ultimate parrot.
xanthopteryx) As with our Yellow Heads, great pains were taken
in acquiring a breeding stock of Blue Fronts rich in yellows and
blues. Amazons of this coloration are nicknamed Chaco Blue Fronts.
The yellow in
our Blue Fronts will actually reach the breast area by or just
after weaning. These gorgeous birds also are quite competent talkers.
Winged (Amazona amazonica) We really like
these birds, which is why we have worked with them for so many
What they lack in color and talking ability, they more than make
up for in their delightful and even temperaments.
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