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Genus: Alipiopsitta | Species: xanthops
27cm (10.5 in)
260g (9.1 oz)
Subspecies including nominate:
one, with a green morph and yellow morph
Green morph: Both adults are green in colour, the feathers widely edged darker green; yellow forehead and crown to around eyes and cheeks; yellow/orange ear coverts; deep orange sides of the breast to flanks and axillary feathers; green tail with orange/red at the base. Bill dull yellow with grey along the ridge of upper mandible; pink/red cere. Eye ring white. Eye yellow.
Yellow morph: the male yellow faced amazon parrots neck is entirely yellow; yellow/orange ear coverts; green upper breast washed with yellow, the feathers widely edged with darker green; dark yellow lower breast and upper abdomen, becoming orange/red on sides of the breast to flanks, axillaries and inner lesser underwing coverts; yellow/green tail with red at base; pink/red cere and unfeathered lores. Female-yellow/green lower breast and upper abdomen, the feathers widely edged darker green.
Green morph: Duller than adults, with yellow confined to forehead, forecrown and area around eyes to ear coverts; rest of head green; green underparts, the feathers widely edged darker green. Eye brown.
Yellow morph: As in adult female but duller, with yellow confined to forehead, crown, and area around eyes to cheeks; rest of head green. Eye brown.