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Blue-winged macaw

Species

Blue-winged macaw

(Primolius maracana)

Length: 41 cm.
Weight: 246 to 266 g.

Coloration: green coloration, maroon abdomen and upper thighs, pale yellow facial skin, and red forehead.

Status

This species is classified as vulnerable to extinction (CITES I), which means that if measures are not taken, it could enter into the process of extinction.

Source: IUCN

Geographical Distribution

It occurs from Maranhão to Argentina and Paraguay

Habitat

Edges of forests, stands of buritis and other palms.

Food

Fruits and seeds

Distribution map

Source: IUCN

Taxonomy

Class: Birds

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Genre: Primolius

Scientific name: Primolius maracana.

Popular name: Blue-winged macaw

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