Eastern Panama in Central America through South America
Forests and tall trees growing in swamps and along waterways
Seeds, fruits, nuts and vegetable matter
2 - 4 lbs
30 - 37 in.
41 - 45 in.
24 – 26 days
1 – 2 eggs
More alert and intelligent than other species of macaws. Very inquiring and mischievous.
Their beak can bite down with 300 pounds of pressure.
Good talkers but have ear splitting voices. Macaws are able to mimic human voices.
The bare face is white, turning pink in excited birds and wrinkled as they age.
When disturbed, these bright birds screech loudly and circle overhead with their long tails streaming.
Due to their popularity in the pet trade, they have become extinct in several areas from nestlings being removed from their natural habitats. Parent birds often die as they try to protect their young. They also face threats from loss of habitat.
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