The Papagaio-verdadeiro (Amazona aestiva), also known as Papagaio-baiano, Papagaio-comum, Papagaio-curau, Papagaio-de-fronte-azul, is the Blue-fronted parrot. The Papagaio-verdadeiro is a species of Amazon. Its common name derives from the distinctive blue marking on its head just above its beak. The Papagaio-verdadeiro is a mainly green parrot about 38 cm long. They have blue feathers on the forehead above the beak and yellow on the face and crown. Its beak is mostly black. They feed primarily on seeds, nuts and fruits, supplemented by leafy matter. Papagaios have the ability to mimic human speech and other sounds.