© monacoeye • All rights reserved • Semaphore Hill, Panama, 26-30 April 2010
Bird name: Mealy Amazon
Latin: Amazona farinosa
Other: Mealy Parrot • Loro Harinoso Amazonico (Es) • Papagaio-moleiro (Br)
Family: Psittacidae - Parrots, Amazons
Range: Tropical Central and South America
We saw Mealy Amazons near Canopy Tower, on Semaphore Hill, in central Panama.
Mealy Amazons (or Mealy Parrots) are large forest-dwelling parrots which are mostly green, with white eye ring, some red on wings. Darker, greyer, bluish? cap and yellower tail feathers. Sometimes with a light or yellow patch on darker bill.