Name: Blue and Gold Macaw
Origin: South America

Latin Name: Ara ararauna

Habitat: Forests and tropical woodlands

Diet: Seeds, fruit and flowers

Lifespan: 60 years

Average Size: Weight:1.5 kg., Height: 86cm,


Macaws are a beautiful large parrot with vibrant blue and yellow golden plumage.  They have large powerful beaks, gripping toes and a long graceful tail.  They are intelligent social birds that often gather in flocks of up to 30 individuals.