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 Military Macaw

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Green Macaw, Blue-green Macaw Alternate name
Ara militaris Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
70 - 80 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical forest, up to 3,100m, in:- Bolivia, [Ecuador: Wildsumaco,] Guatemala, ,Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range

1 - 2 White eggs incubation by the female  26 days.. They are sexualy mature in two to four years.

Seed, nuts, fruit, berries and other vegetable matter. Food  
1547  World Number
Vulnerable Status
view photos Photo January 26, 2007 by Matt West all rights reserved

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Military Macaw call
(Ara militaris militaris)
Nick Athanas XC10797
13-10-2002, Peru

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Mexico:- Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Sonora, Tamaulipas.  

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