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].
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

In flight.

Red-and-green Macaw
Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus)
  A bit larger than the [Scarlet Macaw], and with green in the wings.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Scarlet Macaw
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao macao)
Santa Fe Zoo, Medellin, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Military Macaw
Military Macaw (Ara militaris) Vulnerable
  About the same size as the well known [Blue-and-yellow Macaw] or [Scarlet Macaw].
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

In flight.

Chestnut-fronted Macaw
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus)
  A smaller Macaw, generally more common than others, and with a harsh, raspy call.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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