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Species

Red-bellied macaw

(Orthopsittaca manilata)

Length: 44 cm.
Weight: 292 to 390 g.

Coloration: green coloration, with a greyish scale-patterned breast, a maroon abdomen, yellow facial skin, and a black beak.

Status

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

Source: IUCN

Geographical Distribution

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, and the Guianas. In Brazil, it occurs from the states of Amazônia to Piauí, western Bahia and western Minas Gerais and also in Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Goiás.

Habitat

Ciliary forest and stands of buriti palms.

Food

Fruits

Distribution map

Source: IUCN

Taxonomy

Class: Birds

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Genre: Orthopsittaca

Scientific name: Orthopsittaca manilata.

Popular name: Red-bellied macaw

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