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)
  A bit larger than the Scarlet Macaw.
   

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

Military Macaw
Military Macaw (Ara militaris) Vulnerable
  About the same size as the well known Blue-and-yellow or Scarlet Macaw.
   

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


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