Ara erythrocephala

The Ara erythrocephala is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

Ara erythrocephala was said to have been found in the mountains of Trelawney and St. Anne’s parishes, Jamaica (Rothschild, 1905). Image: map with the previous range of the Red-headed Green Macaw (in red). Created by Peter Maas for The Extinction Website. The copyright holder of this work has released it into the public domain. This applies worldwide. History & Population Ara erythrocephala was described by Gosse in 1847. More

Summary Ara erythrocephala was described by Gosse in 1847 as occurring in the mountains of Trelawny and St Anne's, Jamaica, based on a bird "procured by Mr White, proprietor of the Oxford Estate"1. It is thought to have become extinct in the early 19th century. Ecology: It was described by Gosse as occurring in the mountains, presumably in forest. Threats It was presumably hunted to extinction. References 1. Rothschild (1905). More

* Ara erythrocephala : Jamaican Green-and-Yellow Macaw Conservation status: Extinct (early 1800s) * Ara gossei : Jamaican Red Macaw Conservation status: Extinct (late 1700s) * Ara guadeloupensis : Lesser Antillean Macaw Conservation status: Extinct (1760) * Ara tricolor : Cuban Macaw Conservation More

* Ara erythrocephala : Jamaican green-and-yellow macaw * Ara gossei : Jamaican red macaw * Ara guadeloupensis : Lesser Antillean macaw * Ara tricolor : Cuban red macaw * Ara autocthones : Saint Croix macaw (Forshaw 1978) * Orthopsittaca * Orthopsittaca manilata : Red-bellied macaw More

Ara erythrocephala (Jamaican Green-and-yellow Macaw) Status: Extinct Jamaican Red Macaw Ara gossei (Jamaican Red Macaw) Status: Extinct red-fronted macaw Ara rubrogenys (Red-fronted Macaw) Status: Endangered - Legal to Own In US Population Trend: Decreasing Population Recovery Efforts Are Being Attempted By The Puerto Rican Dept of Natural Resources. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Ara
Species : erythrocephala
Authority : Gosse, 1847