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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In ornithology, having the bend of the wing yellow, or having yellow on the carpal angle of the wing: as, the yellow-shouldered amazon, a South American parrakeet, Chrysotis ochroptera.


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  • The yellow-shouldered amazon (Amazona barbadensis) has a "vulnerable status", and the Maracaibo tody-flycatcher (Todirotrum viridanum) has a "near threatened" status.

    Lara-Falcón dry forests

  • Domestic pet trade threatens the yellow-shouldered amazon, despite the fact that the law in Venezuela protects it.

    Lara-Falcón dry forests

  • The yellow-shouldered amazon (Amazona barbadensis) has a "vulnerable" status, and the Maracaibo tody-flycatcher (Todirotrum viridanum) has a "near threatened" status.

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • Although Venezuelan law protects the yellow-shouldered amazon, the domestic pet trade threatens it.

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • A number of endemic avifauna is found here, including the yellow-shouldered amazon (Amazona barbadensis) and the Maracaibo tody-flycatcher (Todirotrum viridanum).

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • Mar Negro serves as nesting grounds for native and migratory birds such as, the yellow-shouldered blackbird, the brown pelican and various wading birds.

    Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Puerto Rico

  • The yellow-shouldered amazon (Amazona barbadensis) is in danger of extinction.

    Paraguana xeric scrub

  • Or the lone and ghostly tap-tap-tap of some solitary woodpecker, with now and then the red line of a flying tanager, the yellow and black of a yellow-shouldered blackbird.

    An American Tragedy

  • Some are musical, and the songs are pleasant in contrast with the harsh voice of the little green, yellow-shouldered parrots of the country.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • A big, yellow-shouldered bee comes booming through the open window, and buzzes up and down my room, and threatens my shrinking ears, and then dives through the window again; and his form recedes and his hum dies away, as if it were the note of a reed-stop in the

    Lessons in Life A Series of Familiar Essays


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