Red-and-green Macaw

This is the largest of the Ara genus, widespread in the forests and woodlands of northern and central South America. However, in common with other macaws, in recent years there has been a marked decline in its numbers due to habitat loss and illegal capture for the parrot trade.

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The Red-and-green Macaw is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Red-and-green Macaw can be readily identified from the Scarlet Macaw as whilst the breast of both birds is bright red, the upper-wing covert feathers of the Red-and-green Macaw are green (as opposed to yellow, or yellow and green in the Scarlet Macaw). In addition, the Red-and-green Macaw has characteristic red lines around the eyes formed by rows of tiny feathers on the otherwise bare white skin patch; this is one of the biggest differences from a Scarlet Macaw to the casual viewer. More

I took this picture of a Red-and-green Macaw within the garden of our hotel in Dominican Republic during our last vacation. The bird was completly free like the peacocks. I like its colorful feathers and the noise he did in the morning... More

The Green-winged Macaw or Red-and-green Macaw is often mistaken for the Scarlet Macaw because of its predominantly red feathering. The breast of the Red-and-green Macaw is bright red, but the lower feathers of the wing are green. Iridescent teal feathers are surrounded by red on the tail. In addition, the Red-and-green Macaw has characteristic red lines around the eyes formed by rows of ... More

as Red-and-green Macaw of South America is the most common of the large macaws... On Twitter Parrots are considered the most intelligent birds in the world. They are colorful as well and well like as pet... http://su. More

The Red-and-green Macaw has a very powerful beak which can generate a pressure of 2000 psi and can snap a broomstick in half. This powerful beak has evolved to crush or open even the hardest nuts and seeds. Behavior - The Red-and-green Macaw generally mates for life. The female typically lays two or three eggs in a nest made in a hole in a tree. More

Red-and-green Macaw or Green-winged Macaw (Ara chloroptera) is the most common of the large macaws in the wild, and it's widespread in the forests of Northern South America, specifically Eastern Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Mato Grosso Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Northern Argentina. However, in recent years a marked decline in its numbers has been noted due to habitat loss and illegal capture for the pet trade. More

Results for: red-and-green macawTranslations 1 - 30 of 231 English English Finnish Finnish red-and-green macaw vihersiipiara, Ara chloropterus great green macaw panamanara, Ara ambiguus macaw ara-papukaija glaucous macaw parananara, Anodorhynchus glaucus spix’s macaw siniara, Cyanopsitta spixii military macaw smaragdiara, Ara militaris red-bellied macaw savanniara, More

chloropterus), also known as the Red-and-green Macaw, is often mistaken for the Scarlet Macaw, another large macaw of the Ara genus, because of its predominant red feathering. The breast of the Red-and-green Macaw is bright red, but the lower feathers of the wing are green. Iridescent teal feathers are surrounded by red on the tail. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Ara
Species : chloropterus
Authority : Gray, 1859
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