The double yellow headed amazon also known as the yellow-headed parrot is a parrot specie that lives in Mexico and Central America. It has a body length of about 38-43cm, bright green body, yellow head, rounded wings, white eye rings, dark scallop on it neck, tiny red patch on it wings, yellow thighs and square short tail. This parrot love to live in mangrove forests, it talks fluently and it is an excellent pet bird. The adults have more yellowish patch than the juveniles; they become adults between the age of 2-4 years. This parrot is a premium pet bird because of it ability to learn very fast, imitate human speech and sound.
They are highly intelligent, smart, excellent talkers and have been considered as one of the best parrot in captivity. In the wild, they are quiet and often fly silently. They live in riparian forest, areas with scattered trees, evergreen forest in Belize and mangroves in Guatemala. While in the wild, you can find them in pairs, small groups, and in large flocks. In captivity, double yellow headed amazon have an affinity for singing and learning of song and natural operatic voice. A recognized disadvantage of the yellow-headed amazon and yellow-naped amazon is hormonal aggressiveness. This is very common with the males in breeding seasons.