14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The morning parrot

The charismatic Yellow-shouldered Amazon parrot (Amazona barbadensis), or lora as it is locally known in Papiamentu, is considered vulnerable to the threat of extinction. Bonaire’s Yellow-shouldered Amazon parrot population is under threat from poaching as well as habitat loss and degradation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: kralendijk, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Copyright: © Lorenzo Mittiga