Birds of Colombia

    PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae (African & New World Parrots)  
Genus: Ara (6 species, 8 worldwide)


Great Green Macaw
Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) Endangered
Zoo Ave, Costa Rica
  A very large macaw, otherwise similar to the Military Macaw.
   

Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Red-and-green Macaw
Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus)
 
   

Scarlet Macaw
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao macao)
Santa Fe Zoo, Medellin, Colombia  
   

Military Macaw
Military Macaw (Ara militaris) Vulnerable
 
   

Chestnut-fronted Macaw
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus)
  A smaller Macaw, generally more common than others, and with a harsh, raspy call.
   


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica
Experimental sites:       Cuba       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela