AnAge entry for Amazona vittata
Classification (HAGRID: 01184)
Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
- Amazona vittata
- Common name
- Puerto Rican amazon
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- Not yet established
One specimen lived 10.1 years in captivity . Considering the longevity of similar species, however, it is likely that maximum longevity is underestimated in this species. Indeed it has been reported that they can live up to 27.2 years in captivity , which is plausible but has not been confirmed.
Life history traits (averages)
- No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.
No information on metabolism is available.
-  Young et al. (2012), Survival on the ark: life history trends in captive parrots (PubMed)
-  Brouwer et al. (2000), Longevity records for Psittaciformes in captivity