Great Names for Your Yellow-Naped Amazon
A Yellow-Naped Amazon
Yellow-naped Amazon parrots are predominantly green birds with some blue and red appearing on their wings or head. Once it matures, the bird has golden feathers on the back of its neck or nape – thus its name. Yellow-naped Amazons are actually originally from southern Mexico and Central America.
Excellent fliers in the wild, when Yellow-named Amazons are kept in homes they tend to get lazy. These birds are talented talkers and are considered one of the best spoken of all pet parrots. Amazons can learn many words and phrases and will often communicate with their owners with words.
Although not as cuddly as cockatoos, the Yellow-naped Amazon will show affection to its owner or others she trusts. Yellow-napes can bond tightly with their owners sometimes growing jealous of people in their owner's life.
Yellow-Naped Amazon Facts
The Yellow-naped Amazon's scientific name is Amazona Ochrocephala Auropalliata
The Yellow-naped Amazon doesn't develop its signature yellow neck, or nape, until the bird is a couple of years old.
These birds can grow up to 16 inches long.
Birds can live over 70 years.
Some Thoughts on Naming Your Parrot
There are lots of ways to go about naming your parrot Below is some food for thought when you are trying to come up with that perfect name.
Names based on Physical Features: Think about naming your Yellow-naped Amazon after one of his physical features or his voice. Names like Iris, Goldy, and Squawk all fit the bill.
Names based on the Central America and the Amazon: The Amazon rainforest is a vast and beautiful place. Its where your bird's name comes from and it can provide good names for your pet. Rainforest names include Rain, Fern, and River.
Names based on personality: Your Yellow-naped Amazon has a very well-developed personality. Get to know her and you might come up with some great names like Loco or Sunny.
Names based on Mythology: There are many gods and goddesses in mythology with wings or who are associated with flight. Consider names like Hermes and Nike.
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