Mexican Red Headed Amazon

Mexican Red Headed Amazon


  • Size: 13 inches
  • Lifespan: 50-75+ years
  • Bird Species: Amazon Parrot
  • Colors: Green
  • Sounds: Vocal, Talkative, Mimics, Natural calls
  • Interaction: Social, Cuddly, Fun, Energetic
  • Comparable Breeds: Double Yellow Headed Amazon, African Grey Parrot

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Mexican Red Headed Amazon shares many physical similarities with the rest of their family.  But a few crucial details in both their looks and personality make them stand out. The adult birds reach an average length of around 13 inches (33 centimeters) and can weigh up to 10 ounces (270 grams). They likewise have a large wingspan – up to 16 inches (40 centimeters).  Roomy cage and plenty of space are mandatory. These mexican red headed amazon are not sexually dimorphic – this means that males and females are identical.

Also with regards to sound and speech, It should not come as a surprise when your pet develops a substantial vocabulary or displays its great arsenal of memorized melodies and common sounds. They are certain to be at the center of attention, showing off their mimics in a goofy voice. They also have loud and often harsh natural calls, but these are usually heard only twice a day in short periods. Still, an Amazon parrot is best kept as a house pet, to avoid noise complaints.

In addition being larger parrots, your Amazons should enjoy an occasional meal of cooked rice, corn or chicken. For any one looking to buy an intelligent amazon parrot online, that will bond with their owner, Mexican Red Headed Amazon is always the best choice. They have a long lifespan of up to about 75 years. Live Parrots Pet shop is the best place to buy healthy amazon parrots of your choice.

We also have Orange Winged Amazon available at our shop.

Habits and Lifestyle

They gather in large flocks being noisiest in the morning and evening. The characteristic screeching heard of these birds usually occurs when they travel in a large flock to a new feeding area. Their diet consists of seeds, fruits, flowers and nectar. Red-crowned amazons’ nest in tree cavities, like most other parrots. Mexican red headed amazon are one of the easiest parrots to read the behavior of, as their eye color shows their pinning exceptionally well.

Red-crowned amazons pin their eyes when they are excited, either positively or negatively, about something in their environment. It is easy to make out the dilations of the pupil against the bright iris. This pinning, combined with different behavioral signs, can let a fellow parrot or an owner know how the parrot is feeling. An angry parrot may fan its tail feathers while a content, affectionate parrot may purr, or bend their head down to be scratched.

Mating Habits

Red-crowned amazon sale parrot reach sexual maturity at about five years old. It takes the female approximately 28 days to incubate her eggs, at an average of four eggs per clutch. Fledging begins at nine weeks old. In the wild, these parrots’ mate for life and find tree cavities near other members of their flock, redheaded amazon mexican red headed creating a breeding group known as a colony. They will return to the same cavity every year to raise chicks unless that cavity was previously poached or they did not have reproductive success there for a different reason.


Their appearance is generally green with the most notable features being a bright red forehead and crown, dark blue streak behind the eyes, and light green cheeks. It is not uncommon for red-crowned amazons to have splashes of red and blue under their wings and have light yellow-tipped tails. They have a white eye-ring which brings out their eyes. Their iris color can range from a bright yellow to a deep red, although juveniles’ eyes are gray until maturity.

mexican red headed amazon usually have horn colored beaks and ceres but these can sometimes have black highlights. Their legs are flesh-colored or gray. They are approximately 11-13 inches in length from the beak to the tip of the tail feathers with a wingspan of 15-16 inches. mexican redheaded amazon red are not sexually dimorphic, mexican red headed amazon parrot so the only true way to know a parrot’s sex is by genetic testing. Their average weight is 270g.

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