Red-and-green Macaw

Ara chloropterus

Distribution and Habitat: Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Panama and Paraguay. Live in rainforests and tropical zones.

Diet: Nuts, seeds, fruits.

Reproduction: Monogamous species. 2 eggs, 28 days of incubation.

Behaviour: Live in couples and/or in a flock, and usually fly side-by-side in pairs. Can form flocks with other species of macaws, like the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). Usually travel diurnally between resting and feeding grounds. Vocalise a lot.

Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN) ; Annex II (CITES)


Class: Aves

Order: Psittaciformes

Family: Psittacidae

Length: 90 cm

Lifespan:  60 years

Other animals in Tropical Rainforest