They are small macaws, measuring around 50 cm and weighing between 285 and 387 g. They are green in color, with red and blue feathers on the wings and tail, white facial skin with rows of fine black feathers, and a brown forehead.
Status of conservation
Considered Least Concern (LC) by the IUCN and MMA (2018).
Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. In Brazil, it occurs from the Amazon region to northern Mato Grosso.
Areas of ciliary forest and stands of buriti palms.
Fruits, seeds, flowers, and leaves.