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Golden-collared macaw

Species

Golden-collared macaw

(Primolius auricollis)

Length: 41 cm.
Weight: 240 to 259g.

Coloration: Green coloration with a darkened forehead, distinguishable by the yellow band across the back of its neck.

Status

This species is not in danger of extinction in Brazil. Little is known about the species in the wild. The first field work in Brazil is being conducted by the Hyacinth Macaw Project and the Blue-Fronted Parrot.

Source: IUCN

Geographical Distribution

Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina. In Brazil, it occurs in Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, and northern Tocantins.

Habitat

Copses and gallery forests.

Food

Fruits, flowers, and small seeds.

Distribution map

Source: IUCN

Taxonomy

Class: Birds

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Genre: Primolius

Scientific name: Primolius auricollis.

Popular name: Golden-collared macaw

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