Blue and Yellow Macaw2018-10-05T10:56:05+00:00

Project Description

Blue and Yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna

Animal Class: Birds

Length: 34-36 inces

Weight: 900-1300 grams

Diet: Palm fruit and other tree fruits

Habitat: Swampy tropical rainforests of South America

The Blue and Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as Blue-and-gold Macaw, is a member of the macaw group of parrots. The Blue and Yellow Macaws breed in the swampy tropical rainforests of South America from Panama south to Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. Although classed as ‘Least Concern’ by the IUCN, the Blue and Yellow Macaw is an endangered species in Trinidad. The Blue and Yellow Macaw is often considered to be one of the most trainable and intelligent birds of these parrots. The Blue and Yellow Macaw is considered to be the most beautiful of all parrot species.

Our Blue and Yellow Macaw: Katie (female)

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