Red-crowned Amazon, Red-crowned Parrot, Green-cheeked Amazon

Red-crowned Amazon, Red-crowned Parrot, Green-cheeked Amazon

Red-crowned Amazon, Red-crowned Parrot, Green-cheeked Amazon by Judy Studwell
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
PSITTACIDAE
Order: 
PSITTACIFORMES
Genus: 
Amazona
Species: 
viridigenalis
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Cassin, 1853)
Common names (Spa): 
Amapola, Amazona Tamaulipeca, Loro Cabeza Roja, Loro Famaulipeco
Medium: 
Watercolor and Graphite
Sublime subjects of nature, birds were revered in ancient cultures of the past and beloved by cultures of the present. They take on any number of manifestations in literature and art. They inspire creative wonder, they tickle and tantalize, and they nurture our souls and imaginations. Yet… the human population has been exploiting them for all time. Close your eyes and imagine a world without these beautiful creatures…not a chirp, not a song…