Category: Ara

Ara rubrogenys – Red-fronted Macaw

They are very sociable and usually seen in small flocks. They are also very noisy! They are also very confiding and you can easily get very close to wild birds, which sadly make it easy to trap or kill the

Ara ararauna – Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw – Ara ararauna (Linnaeus, 1758) is a large macaw. They are common in captivity but is not recommended for beginners; all large macaws require a lot of attention; if they do not get enough attention and care they will become

Ara ambiguus – Great Green Macaw

Alois Staudacher [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons The Great Green Macaw – Ara ambiguus (Bechstein, 1811) is listed on CITES Appendix I as it is endangered due to destruction of its natural habitat and trapping for wild-bird

Ara militaris – Military Macaw

The Military Macaw – Ara militaris (Linnaeus, 1766) is a large green macaw. With proper care the lifespan is about 60 years. Wild birds reach a lifespan of 50-60 years. They are very playful and curious. They are highly intelligent

Ara macao – Scarlet Macaw

The Scarlet Macaw is a large colourful large Neotropical parrot. Their beautiful colors have made them popular as pets and among breeders and they are common in captivity all over the world, especially in the Americas. This species was first

Ara chloropterus – Red-and-green Macaw

With a length of 90-95 cm and a wingspan of 125 cm the Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus) is the largest of the macaws in the Ara genus; only the Hyacint Macaw is larger (length: 100 cm) and the Kakapo is heavier.