Mainly frugivore. Fruit and seeds, flowers, nectar, occasionally invertebrates such as beetle larvae and small spiders.
Habitat: Mangroves and littoral forests
Incubation: 27-28 days / 3-4 eggs
Social structure: Pairs or flocks
Estimated population in the wild: 4.000 - 5.500
Threats: extensive poaching for the pet trade and habitat loss.
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Did you know that: Red-tailed amazons play a vital role in seed dispersal via their droppings as they migrate. This helps create and maintain biodiversity in their habitat.