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scarlet macaw

Ara macao cyanoptera

Habitat: It is found in tropical forests.

Food: It feeds on immature fruits, nuts and from time to time supplements its diet with nectar and flowers. Sometimes it consumes clay on the banks of rivers to facilitate digestion.

Habits: It is a kind of diurnal and arboreal habits. They usually live in pairs, groups or in large flocks. Nests in tree cavities usually at canopy height.

It is interesting that… The macaw forms a unique couple that lasts a lifetime and can live in the wild for 40 to 50 years

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