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Red-and-Green Macaw

Ara chloropterus


Colorful plumage of red feathers with a band of green ones below it. Below the green ones are blue feathers. Another characteristic that distinguishes this one from other macaws is the red lines that is formed by tiny feathers around its eyes. It has a very strong beak.


Lowland tropical forests, gallery woodland, savanna, near rivers.

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Red-and-green Macaw
Ara chloropterus Red-and-green Macaw

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Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

You're welcome :)

YorkieSutaryo 9 years ago

Ahhh yeah you're right!
Thanks for the suggestion! :D

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

The wing's feathers of the scarlet macaw are mostly yellow and blue. In your's, are mostly green and blue, also the red marks surrounding the eyes are not in the scarlet macaw
That's why i think is a red-and-green macaw instead of the scarlet macaw

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日野市 (Hino), Japan

Spotted on Jan 31, 2012
Submitted on Feb 3, 2012

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