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Buy Festive Amazon Parrot (Amazona Festiva) stretches from eastern Ecuador, Peru, and southeast Colombia east to the Amazon basin, and as far as lower Rio Madeira. A breeding pair averages 3 eggs in each clutch and the incubation period is usually about 28 days. This parrot averages 13.5 ins (34 cm) in length, from head to tail. The plumage of this parrot is generally green; although the nape feathers are faintly edged with black and the flight feathers are edged yellowish-green.
It has a narrow dark red band to the forehead and lores (the regions between the eyes and the bill on the side of a bird’s head). The area above the eye and chin is blue, and the cheeks are yellow-green. The lower back is scarlet. The primary wing feathers and primaries (= longest wing feathers) are violet-blue. The tail is green with greenish-yellow tips. The feet are grey, the bill grey, and the irises orange-red.
Immatures have dark irises and display a less intense color to the head. Their lower back is virtually green; some of the outer tail feathers have a red base.
- Sub-species Identification:
- The subspecies body has more red to the forecrown and more blue to the face than the nominate. In flight, both subspecies show deep blue outer wings (outer webs of the primaries (= longest wing feathers) and primary coverts, and a red rump, but the latter is reduce in juveniles.