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Blue-winged Macaw

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Illiger's Macaw Alternate name
Ara maracana Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
40 cm Length
Forest, mangrove & savanna, below 1,000m, in:- Argentina, Brazil & Paraguay, Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 4 rounded  White eggs, incubated by female for  28/29 days, fledging 75-80 days. Clutch
Seeds, fruit & nuts Food  
Usually found in pairs or small groups. Habits
1557 World Number
Near Threatened Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

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Blue-winged Macaw Calls in flight
(Primolius maracana)
Ciro Albano XC39986
11-10-2009, Brazil

 
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