Blue-winged Macaw

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Blue-winged Macaw (Illiger Macaw)

Latin: Ara maracana, Primolius maracana

Deutsch: Rotrückenara

French: Ara d‘Illiger

Netherland: Illigers ara

Italian: Ara aliblu

Spain: Maracaná cara afeitada, Maracaná lomo rojo


Biological data:

Distribution: South America; Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina

Habitat: forests along rivers and on coasts, up to 1000m above sea level

Size: 43cm

Adult Weight: 265g

IUCN Red List category: Near Threatened


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