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  Alternate name
Ara macao Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
81 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical t forest, mangrove & savanna, often near water, below 900 m. In:- Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala,Guyana Honduras, , Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, , Nicaragua,Panama Peru, , Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 3 white eggs in a tree cavity. The  incubation by female  for 28 days, and fledge in  90 days. The young are dependant for a further year. Clutch
Fruit, seed, nectare, buds & flowers. Food  
gregarious, noisy. Habits


World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset   all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Scarlet Macaw song
(Ara macao)
Joe Klaiber XC43314
??-02-2009, Venezuela

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Photo by Arthur Grosset   all rights reserved

Video by  babyleon  all rights reserved

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[Mexico:- Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz & Yucat? Peninsula.
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