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Red-fronted Macaw

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wpe57D.jpg (9924 bytes) Red-cheeked Macaw. Alternate name
Ara rubrogenys Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
55-60cm               Length
Tropical thorny scrub with many cacti and scattered trees at 1,100-2,500 m. In:- Bolivia. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 - 3 Eggs, November-April Clutch
Seeds, fruit, ground nut & unripe maise. Food  
Only about 1,000 - 4,000 remain in the wild (the pet trade holds some responsibility)                           Habits
1553 World Number
Endangered Status

view photos Photo by ellenaparicio all rights reserved Jan 08

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Red-fronted Macaw Calls in flight
(Ara rubrogenys)
Niels Krabbe XC16206
15-03-1995, Bolivia


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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



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01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


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