Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis

Photo: Sander Pieterse

Classification

Psittacidae [family]
Amazona [genus] (4)
barbadensis [species]

Classification

Psittacidae [family]
Amazona [genus] (4)
barbadensis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Klein Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • No longer present (0) - Aruba
  • Distribution description Northern Venezuela and the adjacent islands La Blanquilla, Isla Margarita and Bonaire.
    Notes on presence status Wild population of Aruba extirpated by 1947. Introduced on Curaçao in small numbers. Breeding bird.

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