scarlet macaw for sale
Scarlet Macaw, scarlet macaw for sale The scarlet macaw, because of its beauty, has been depleted in the wild, though efforts are taking place in Costa Rica and other countries to help save current populations or to repopulate area formerly occupied by these birds.
Some scientists believe that these aren’t true subspecies, but the final word isn’t out on this yet, though many scientists hold rigorously to the distinct classifications. Others break the scarlets into three groups — Mexican, Central and South American based on size and coloration. In general, the Mexican scarlet has less yellow and is smaller than the others; the South American is a little larger and has a little more yellow on the wing; the Central American scarlet is the visual stunner of the three, a large bird with a wide band of yellow on the wing. A brilliantly adorned parrot, the Scarlet Macaw is truly a fantastic spectacle of color. It is a large Macaw and very similar in appearance to the Green-winged Macaw Ara chloroprene. Both of these parrots having a large amount of red in their feathering. The Scarlet Macaw is distinguished by the broadband of yellow feathers running across the middle of its wings, rather than the green band as seen on the Green Wing. Like the Green-winged, most of its body, head, and upper wings are a bright red, but it is a noticeably lighter shade of red than that of the Green Wing. It is also slightly smaller than the Green-winged, and a bit more boisterous in personality. A variety of common names, descriptive of their coloring, have been used for both of these Macaw parrots