Big Blue and Yellow bird. They are vivid in appearance with blue wings and tail, dark-blue chin, golden under parts, and a green forehead. Their beaks are black. The naked face is white, turning pink in excited birds, and lined with small, black feathers.
Living in the trees of Parque Del Este (Parque Generalisimo Francisco De Miranda ) Near Cerro del Avila, a big mountain chain near Caracas. Venezuela.
There are lots of Blue and Yellow Macaws in Caracas. They are seen AND HEARD all over the city. Apparently they are escaped pets who reproduced in Caracas and have now settled down here. This was very lovely because in the first picture the two pictured were flapping their wings and trying to impress each other, after that display one of them left. Then another one came to the tree and was greeted full "love" and attention! They even kissed (probably mum and juvenile exchanging food?) It just proves how social these birds are and that putting them in a cage away from their kind is just not a nice idea to say the least.
Lat: 10.49, Long: -66.84
Spotted on Jan 3, 2017
Submitted on Jan 7, 2017
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