Amazona sp. nov. 'Grenada'

Grenada parrot



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1667 (Tyrberg, 2009:91)



Grenada, Lesser Antilles


Biology & Ecology










Butler, P. J. (1992). Parrots, pressures, people, and pride, pp. 25-46. In: Beissinger, S. R. and Snyder, N. F. R. (eds.). New World Parrots in Crisis: Solutions for Conservation Biology. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Snyder, N. F. R., Wiley, J. W. and Kepler, C. B. (1987). The Parrots of Loquillo: Natural History and Conservation of the Puerto Rican Parrot. Los Angeles, California: Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology.

du Tertre, J. B. (1667). Histoire générale des Antilles habitées par les François, 3 vols. Paris: Chez Thomas Jolly.

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2009). Holocene avian extinctions, pp. 63-106. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.

Williams, Mathew I. and Steadman, David W. (2001). The historic and prehistoric distribution of parrots (Psittacidae) in the West Indies, pp. 175-189. In: Woods, Charles A. and Sergile, Florence E. (eds.). Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives, 2nd ed. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.


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