Tag: macaw

Illiger’s Macaw

Illiger’s Macaw Scientific Name: Primolius maracana Origin: Central and Eastern South America Average Lifespan: 50 to 60 years Size: 17 inches from head to the tip of tail Color: Mainly green Sound: Medium noises Interaction: Highly sociable Physical Characteristics of Illiger’s Macaw Also known as Blue Winged Macaw, …

Green Winged Macaw

Green-Winged Macaw Scientific Name:  Ara chloroptera Origin: Panama Average Lifespan: can live up to 80 years Size: 35 inches in length, 3.5 pounds in weight Color: mostly red and green Sounds: screams Interaction: highly interactive   Physical Characteristics of Green-Winged Macaw Considered as one of the largest birds …

Buffon’s Macaw

Buffon’s Macaw Scientific Name: Ara Ambiguus Origin:  Central America from southeastern Honduras to western Columbia, and in western Ecuador Average Lifespan:  80 years or more Size: 26 to 34 inches Color:  Mainly green Sounds:  Whistler and loud squawking Interaction: Very social Physical Characteristics of Buffon’s Macaw The Buffon’s …

Blue and Gold Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw Scientific name: Ara ararauna Origin: Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay Average Lifespan: 30 to 35 years Size: 30 to 34 inches Color: Yellow Gold Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Blue and Gold Macaw Praised for its beautiful appearance, this …