Blue and Gold Macaw (Ara ararauna)

blue and gold macaw

Length: 34 - 36 inches

Wingspan: 41 - 45 inches

Weight: 900 - 1200 grams

Plumage: The feathers are a sky-blue with the underneath being a golden-yellow. The forehead is a dark green with the chin and throat being black.

Beak and eyes: The beak is black and the iris of the eye is yellow, when they are very young the eyes a dark.

Soft parts: The face is partly bare with thin lines of feathers below and in front of the eyes. The bird can have a flushed face when it is excited. The feet are gray and black.

Origin: They are found in the tropical South America , Panama, northern Colombia, Amazonian region, southern Venezuela, and the Guianas.

map of Blue anf gold

Red area shows the Blue & Gold macaw's habitat

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