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Red-fronted Macaw

Red-fronted Macaw


Species group:
 Macaws

Scientific name: Ara rubrogenys

Appearance

Details: The critically endangered Red-fronted Macaw may be the most beautiful macaw species when viewed in flight under a sunlit sky. Perched, with closed wings, the bird is in disguise, for you only get a half impression of its beauty and color.

That said, this very rare bird, endemic to the small Andean dry valleys of Bolivia, rarely belongs in private hands. Do not even consider purchasing a Red-fronted Macaw unless you are certain that you have a legally bred bird, that you can comply with all regulations that involve holding a species on the brink of extinction, and that you will be willing to make all decisions about the bird's care and breeding with regard to the best interest of your pet and the species, rather than financial costs.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
beautiful bird, ideal companions, Intelligent, trusting
Challenging:
adequate cage space, different dietary demands
Interesting:
feather quality, favorite person, wild population
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.0 (5)
corvids
these birds are little hobgoblins and make very nice ...
Review by: corvids (1) 5 days ago
  • Currently 100
5.00
enborgle
Red-Fronted Macaws seem to be relatively uncommon in ...
Review by: enborgle (85) updated September 18, 2012 21:08
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
MaraWentz
Bringing a Red Front Macaw home March 31, 2012. She i...
Review by: MaraWentz (0) March 29, 2012 12:15
  • Currently 100
2.00
1 comment
1 photo
Garr W Brown
I have had the honor of experiencing a number of spec...
Review by: Garr W Brown (3) February 12, 2012 09:23
  • Currently 100
4.00
Mysty
Awsome macaws. Smaller than larger macaws, larger th...
Review by: Mysty (12) April 22, 2009 17:05
  • Currently 100
5.00
2 photos

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