Jodi's Exotic Birds
The Blue & Gold Macaw (Ara ararauna) is a South American parrot originating from Venezuela south to Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. It extends slightly into Central America, where it is restricted to Panama. They are about 30 - 34 in. long and weigh 900 - 1500 grams, making them one of the larger macaw species. They have blue wings and tail, dark blue chin, golden under parts, and a green forehead. Some birds have a more orange breast. Beaks are black. The naked face is white, (blushing when excited) and lined with small black feathers.
Blue & Gold Macaw