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Blue-throated Macaw

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Blue Throated Macaw by Chester Zoo.

Alternate name
Ara glaucogularis Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
85 cm               Length
Savann & tropical lowland moist forest, between 200 & 300m, in:- Bolivia. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-3 eggs, nests in islands of palm trees. Clutch
Nuts, seed & fruit. Food  
Only 250-300 remain in the wild (the pet trade holds some responsibility)   Dies to make room for farming.             Habits
1546 World Number
Critically Endangered  Become a BirdLife Species Champion Status

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 Blue-throated Macaw Calls
(Ara glaucogularis)
A. Bennett Hennessey XC3063
17-06-1998, Bolivia

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