A Pair of Ecuadorian Amazon Red-Lored Parrots

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The Lilacine Amazon (Amazona autumnalis lilacina), also known as the Ecuadorian Red-lored Amazon, is an Amazon parrot native to Ecuador in South America. A subspecies of the Red-lored Amazon, the Lilacine Amazon is generally smaller than its fellow subspecies, with a black beak and more subdued coloring. Lilacine Amazons are said to make favorable companion parrots because of their gentle, affectionate nature and agreeable temperament

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Taken on April 20, 2009