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Red-shouldered macaw

Species

Red-shouldered macaw

(Anodorhynchus glaucus)

Length: 30 to 35 cm.
Weight: 129 to 169 g.

Coloration: Green coloration, with a blue forehead, red lower coverts (smaller feathers) and shoulder articulations of the wings, and a white face.

Status

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

Source: IUCN

Geographical Distribution

It occurs from Venezuela and Suriname to Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, São Paulo, and the states of the Northeast).

Habitat

Cerrado, palm groves, forest edges.

Food

Flowers, fruits, and seeds.

Distribution map

Source: IUCN

Taxonomy

Class: Birds

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Genre: Diopsittaca

Scientific name: Diopsittaca nobilis

Popular name: Red-shouldered macaw

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