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Blue-and-Yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

Also known as the Blue-and-Gold Macaw

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BettinaK
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BettinaK

Porlamar, Estado Nueva Esparta, Venezuela

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

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