Scarlet Macaw

The Ara macao (scientific name) or scarlet macaw is found in the tropical rainforests of South America, all the way from Mexico to Bolivia, Peru and Brazil. The scarlet macaw is 32 inches long, but most of its length is made up by the tail. The plumage is bright scarlet. The tail feathers and rump are bright blue. The upper wing is bright yellow. The underside of its wings and tail feathers are dark red and metallic gold. Its diet includes fruits, nuts and hard seeds. Scarlet macaws mate for life. The size of a clutch is 2-3 eggs, incubated for 5 weeks. The national bird of Honduras, the scarlet macaw has a flamboyant personality and loves to socialize. Its IUCN listing is the LEAST CONCERN.

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