Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: White-fronted Parrot

White-fronted Parrot Amazona albifrons

Described by: Sparrman (1788)
Alternate common name(s): White-fronted Amazon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Aviary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA - Apr 30, 2002 © Rob Pavey  Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize - Feb 17, 2003 © Joseph W. Hammond  Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Ensenada, Costa Rica - Nov, 2003 © Lou Hegedus 
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Central America;
Two populations;
(1) An isolated population in nw. Mexico (s. Sonora, w. Durango).
(2) Wc. Mexico (Nayarit) to sw. Guatemala.
(3) Se. Mexico (se. Veracruz and Yucatan Peninsula), on the Gulf and Caribbean slope to Belize (Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary), Honduras and the Pacific slope s to nw. Costa Rica (Ensenada).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
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Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica - Date unknown Source: Dan Mennill


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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