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Cuban Macaw

 (Ara tricolor)
 
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Portrait of Cuban Macaws
© Nils Navarro

Did You Know?

There are nineteen specimens of the Cuba Macaw in museums in New York, Washington and Havana, Cuba, among others.

Academic Research

Related publications: Ara tricolor

Species Profile

Genus: Ara | Species: tricolor

Size:

Not available

Weight:

Not available

Races including nominate:

one

Colourization Adult:

Colourization adult: red and orange wash on face, crown and throat, deep yellow on neck.  Crimson wing-coverts, blue primary wing feathers.  White face, large black bill.  Legs and feet slate grey.  Upper tail and vent scarlet, mid-tail to tip blue.

Colourization Juvenile:

Not available

Call:

Not available

More Information:

Zoological Museum Amsterdam Bird Collection

Content Sources:

Click photo to visit gallery

Portrait of Cuban Macaws
© Nils Navarro

Did You Know?

There are nineteen specimens of the Cuba Macaw in museums in New York, Washington and Havana, Cuba, among others.

Academic Research

Related publications: Ara tricolor

Species Care

Captive Status:

Not available

Longevity:

Not available

Housing:

Not available

Diet:

Not available

Enrichment:

Not available

Nest Box Size:

Not available

Clutch Size:

Not available

Incubation Time:

Not available

Fledging Age:

Not available

Hatch Weight:

Not available

Peak Weight:

Not available

Weaning Weight:

Not available

Click photo to visit gallery

Portrait of Cuban Macaws
© Nils Navarro

Did You Know?

There are nineteen specimens of the Cuba Macaw in museums in New York, Washington and Havana, Cuba, among others.

Academic Research

Related publications: Ara tricolor

Species Wild Status

World Population:

None

IUCN Red List Status:

Extinct

CITES Listing:

Not available

Threat Summary:

Trapped for wild bird trade and hunted for food.

Range:

Formerly Cuba; last recorded 1864.

Habitat:

Not available

Wild Diet:

Not available

Ecology and Behaviour:

Not available

Clutch and Egg Size:

Not available

Breeding Season:

Not available

Related Links:

BirdLife International
Wikipedia
Research: A fossil cranium of the Cuban Macaw from Villa Clara province, Cuba
Cornell Neotropical Unit

Click photo to visit gallery

Portrait of Cuban Macaws
© Nils Navarro

Did You Know?

There are nineteen specimens of the Cuba Macaw in museums in New York, Washington and Havana, Cuba, among others.

Academic Research

Related publications: Ara tricolor

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