Scarlet Macaw

The latin name for Scarlet Macaw is Ara Macao. This very large bright red bird is magnificent, though not a pet for just anyone. They grow to be significantly large at almost 3 feet from head to the tip of the tail. Those that are looking for a pet bird and considering this macaw must […]

Red Fronted Macaw

The Red-Fronted Macaw is primarily olive green in color. They get their name from the flashy red patches. They have red feathering on their forehead area, their ear area behind the eyes, the thighs, and a bit on their shoulders. The red on the shoulders is surrounded by orange and yellow. The wings, when open, […]

Blue Throated Macaw

The Blue-Throated Macaw is an extremely rare bird. They are large, intelligent, and beautiful, so it is no surprise that they are a sought after bird in the pet trade. The feathers are primarily colored blue and yellow. The forehead, throat, back of the neck, wings, back, and tail are all a nice blue-green brushed […]

The Military Macaw

General Info: The Military Macaw is native to Mexico, Central America, and South America. The subspecies are the A. m. militaris, A. m. mexicana, and the A. m. boliviana (all are very similar except for slight variations in size and color intensity). When compared to other full sized Macaws, such as the Blue and Gold […]

The Hyacinth Macaw

General Info: The Hyacinth Macaw is a very large, brilliantly blue bird. Both males and females have a gorgeous covering of deep blue feathers.. Up near the head and neck, the feathers lighten up slightly. The skin just touching the lower mandible of the bird, as well as the skin around the eyes, is bald […]

Yellow Collard Mini Macaw

The Yellow Collared Mini Macaw can be a wonderful addition to any bird home. These little guys come from Central South America in and around Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia. They are one of the few Macaws that have adapted to human presence in their lands. These pretty little birds can still be seen flying […]

Hahn’s Macaw

The Hahn’s Macaw is known by many names. Two other names are The Red-Shouldered Macaw and Mini Macaw. There are three subspecies of Red-Shouldered Macaw; the Hahn’s Macaw, the Noble Macaw, and the Long-Winged Macaw. The Hahn’s is the smallest of these.The Hahn’s Macaw is sometimes called a mini-macaw because of their small stature. They […]

The Most Gentle Macaw-The Lovable Green Wing

The Green Winged Macaw, scientific name Ara Chloroptera, is also commonly known as the Maroon Macaw or Red and Green Macaw. They are second only in size to the Hyacinth Macaw. The Green Wing is often confused with the Scarlet because of all the red coloring but can easily be told apart by looking at […]

Ruby Macaw

Ruby Macaws are a hybrid cross between a Scarlet Macaw and a Green-winged Macaw and are simply gorgeous. Hybrids are usually bred for color rather than personality, so their characteristics can be uncertain. The Ruby Macaw first reminds us of a Green-winged Macaw, but is distinguished by the bright yellow and orange feathers scattered across […]