August 1, 2020 at 9:47 am #4290vivianMember
The head feathers of Double Yellow-headed Amazon
are yellow. There are currently four subspecies, mainly distributed in Central America and Mexico. The double-yellow-headed Amazon generally grows yellow feathers on the head after 6 years of age or later. The entire neck and chest.
The double-yellow-headed Amazon parrot has strong language ability. The bird inhabits savanna, deciduous forest, Pacific swamp forest, etc. Most of it inhabits lowlands below 500m above sea level. Most of them live in groups or small groups. The severe destruction of the land and the rampant man-made robbery have significantly reduced the number of wild animals, and the double yellow-headed Amazon subspecies has been included in the first-level conservation list.
Morphological Characteristics of Double Yellow-headed Amazon
The ideal Double Yellow-headed Amazon should be between 42-47cm in length, with green feathers covering the entire body. This bird has been listed as a national first-level protected bird. The head feathers of the immature Double Yellow-headed Amazon are yellow and change with age.
The Double Yellow-headed Amazon has gray feet, orange iris, and off-white beak. It takes about six years to achieve the body color of an adult bird. Double Yellow-headed Amazon will not grow to the entire neck and chest until the yellow feathers on their heads grow to the entire neck and chest after the age of 6, 7 or later. However, it varies according to age and ancestry. The general rhubarb hat has a head, chest, The abdomen, shoulders and other parts are not as large as the Double Yellow-headed Amazon of Magna and Trismalia, but the older rhubarb hats will also have the opportunity to turn the entire head and even the neck into yellow. It will be different for each individual.
Living Environment of Double Yellow-headed Amazon
For the Double Yellow-headed Amazon as a parrot, it is inevitable to have strong basic language skills. Therefore, the appearance of the bird is more attractive, and the character of enthusiasm for people has always been a popular pet bird. The Double Yellow-headed Amazon in the wild inhabits savanna, deciduous forest, Pacific swamp forest, etc., most of them inhabit lowlands below 500m above sea level.
In terms of price, with the scarcity of the quantity and mostly the first-level conservation, the foreign price has started to rise and the price has gradually increased, especially the two subspecies of Magna and Trismalia, but there are still some on the market. Many rhubarb hats used to be sold by Magna double yellow heads for the sake of high prices and huge profits and legal trading. Bird lovers should pay more attention to this situation.
In the lowlands of North Atlanta, they prefer to be active in semi-arid areas, and ethnic groups to the south prefer wetter plains. In the ethnic group of Belize, the main activity area is the pine plains and adjoining evergreen woodlands. Sometimes when they lack food and suffer from forest fires, they will roam other areas.
Feeding Points for Double Yellow Headed Amazon Parrots
As the age grows, double-yellow-headed Amazon parrots have different food requirements. Younger Amazon parrots mainly feed on healthy and low-fat foods. Usually Amazon parrots in the wild eat mullet, banana, and mango. Waiting for agricultural crops to satisfy your hunger.
Many Double Yellow-headed Amazon have the problem of vitamin A deficiency, but because the use of nutritional additives can easily lead to excessive amounts, the best way is to add vitamin A-rich foods to the daily diet, such as dark green leafy vegetables, Contains yellow vegetables such as carrots, corn and pumpkins. Double Yellow-headed Amazon should be given mainly bird food, vegetables, fruits, etc., or a small amount of seeds (except safflower and sunflower seeds) and occasionally nuts as snacks. You can also share your low-fat, low-salt food with the birds. Avoid foods that contain preservatives, colorants or other additives. Don’t give the bird avocado, chocolate or alcohol.
Food is very important for Double Yellow-headed Amazon, and most Amazons can easily change their eating habits. If you deliver food to them late, some Amazons will express their dissatisfaction with biting. To train them, it is most effective to reward them with food, and they will do their best for snacks.
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