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Blue-and-Yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna


Blue-and-Yellow Macaws can reach 76–86 cm (29.9-33.9 inches) in length and weigh 900 to 1300 g (2-3 lbs). They have blue wings and tail, dark blue chin, golden under parts and a green forehead. Their beaks are black, and very strong. The naked face is white, (pink shade in excited birds), and lined with small black feathers.


Subtropical and tropical forests, woodlands, and savannas in South America from Venezuela to Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia and Paraguay


Also known as the Blue-and-Gold Macaw

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Porlamar, Estado Nueva Esparta, Venezuela

Spotted on Dec 12, 2008
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011

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