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Chestnut-fronted macaw

Species

Chestnut-fronted macaw

(Ara severus)

Length: around 50 cm.
Weight: 285 to 387 g.

Coloration: Green coloration with red and blue wing and tail feathers, white facial skin with narrow rows of black feathers and a chestnut-colored head.

Status

This species is not in danger of extinction (CITES II).

Source: IUCN

Geographical Distribution

Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. In Brazil, it occurs from the Amazon region to northern Mato Grosso.

Habitat

Areas of ciliary forest and stands of buriti palms.

Food

Fruits, seeds, flowers, and leaves.

Distribution map

Source: IUCN

Taxonomia

Class: Birds

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Genre: Ara

Scientific name: Ara ararauna.

Popular name: Blue-and-yellow macaw, yellow-bellied macaw

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