Right now, the most expensive bird in the world belongs to the Yellow-naped Amazon Parrot. It is an Amazon parrot and is sometimes considered to be a subspecies of Yellow-crowned Amazon. This most expensive bird in the world, with its beautiful turquoise and greenish color with a little yellow on its head, is worth $18,000 to $20,000.
Yellow-naped Amazon Parrot
The factor of deforestation nowadays is reducing the population number of this most expensive bird in the world in the wild with illegal removal of young for the pet trade. This most expensive bird in the world readily mimics sounds, and in captivity imitated human speech. This species of bird are also intelligent, playful and capable mimicking human speech, like I said before.
This most expensive bird in the world is also even relatively obtainable, with one major exception—the Blue Mutation Yellow-naped Amazon. This reason is probably the reason why it is popular in the pet trade. Like all parrots, however, mimic abilities vary greatly between individuals.
Blue Mutation Yellow-naped Amazon Parrot
This most expensive bird in the world is distinguished by its green forehead and crown and a yellow band across the lower nape (back part of neck) and hindneck. The beak is dark grey and is paler towards the base of the upper mandible. The feet of this most expensive bird in the world are also dark grey.
As for the habitat, this most expensive bird in the world is commonly found along the Pacific coast from southern Mexico, south to northern Costa Rica. If their foods doesn’t exist in their habitat, you could feed them with nuts, berries, seeds, and fruit. Of course, they don’t eat meat. Then you could save your money on meat for this most expensive bird in the world.
Amazon Mutation Parrot
This bird is highly sought after for their talking ability and playful personalities. They are also known for nest-protective behaviors that often lead them to bite. This is particularly common in, but not limited to, males during breeding season. A rare blue mutation of this most expensive bird in the world is known to exist, in which the entire body is turquoise in color.