Green Winged Macaw

They are the 2nd largest members of the parrot family, second only to the hyacinth macaw


They are often found in large mixed flocks numbering hundreds of birds, of several different species.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Family:
Psittacidae
Diet:
Seeds, fruits, nuts, berries, leaves, salts and minerals of riverbanks.
Height:
85cm
Life Span:
20 - 30 years in the wild | 60 - 80 years captivity
Number of Young:
3 - 4 eggs
Distribution:
Amazon rainforest in South America.
Habitat:
Dense forests
Did you know?
A macaw's call can be heard up to a mile away in dense rainforest.

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