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Yellow Crown

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Pet Status:

Native to:
South & Central America
3 - 5 Yrs.
50+ Yrs.

This particular species is generally well behaved and considered to be kid-friendly. They are a great addition to any household. Highly intelligent and talkative, the Yellow Crowned Amazon can live up to 50 years provided he is cared for with proper nutrition and exercise.
A very fun, smart and affectionate parrot, Yellow Crowns are easy to tame and train.  They enjoy companionship and become fast friends with the people in their lives when treated well.  Fun, clownish birds that will happily do tricks for attention, they can also be very skilled talkers. 
Males may display territorial behavior during breeding season.

DIET: Diet consists of a pelleted blend, veggies, fruits, nuts, and seeds as treats. A small amount of white meat, such as chicken is occasionally welcomed as well, as is completely cooked egg.