Vinaceous-breasted Amazon, Vinaceous-breasted Parrot, Vinaceous Parrot, Vinaceous Amazon
Amazona vinacea by Alejandro Bertolo(8 in. x 8 in. | Sumi ink and mineral pigments on Japanese hemp paper | ID#3632)
Family: PSITTACIDAE | Conservation Status: Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing
These amazing Southamerican birds feed almost exclusively on the nuts of the araucaria brasilensis (a conifer that has been around since the time of the dinosaurs). Both species are currently threatened by over logging.
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