White-fronted amazon or the white-fronted parrot lives in Central America and Mexico. The bird is the smallest amazon specie with a body length or 25cm long. They have a lifespan of 40 years and are capable of imitating 30-40 different sounds. This parrot is called white-fronted amazon because it has white patch of feathers on its forehead and this varies with individuals. The parrot is generally green with blue colours on their outspread wings, and bright red colours around their eyes. It is easy to identify a male from a female because males have bright red feathers on their shoulders, females have green shoulders, and juveniles have grey pale irises with lesser red spots on their face.
The white-fronted amazons are seen in small flocks of about 20 birds. They live in wet regions such as rainforests and cactus savannahs. You can approach them in the wild because they are not shy but often shy in captivity. A small breeding population of these parrots have been seen in Puerto Rico. White fronted amazon parrots nests in tree cavities usually during spring. The females lays about 3-4 white eggs, incubate them for 26 days and the chicks will fledge the nest 60 days from hatching.