Military Macaw

There are three subspecies, A. m. militaris, A. m. mexicana, and A. m. boliviana. The differences between the subspecies are slight and pertain to minor variations in color and size, generally 70–80 cm, with the militaris subspecies being the smallest and the mexicana being the largest.

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The Military Macaw is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Military Macaw is a big beautiful green macaw, and was even referred to as the "Great Green Macaw" in early writings (a name also applied to the Buffon's Macaw)! Military Macaw Contents * Scientific name: * Subspecies: * Distribution: * Description: * Size - Weight: * Care and feeding: * Social More

Large birds, Military Macaws can reach sizes of up to 30 inches from the beak to the tip of the tail feathers. Many have wingspans of over 40 inches! Average Lifespan: A well cared for pet Military Macaw can be expected to live for up to 50 years, some even longer. More

* Military Macaw, Ara militaris * Buffon's Macaw or Great Green Macaw, Ara ambiguus * Scarlet Macaw or Aracanga, Ara macao * Green-winged Macaw, Ara chloroptera * Red-fronted Macaw, Ara rubrogenys * Chestnut-fronted Macaw or Severe Macaw, Ara severa * †Cuban Red Macaw, Ara tricolor More

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is a medium sized member of the macaw family. Though considered vulnerable as a wild species, it is still commonly found in the pet trade industry. A predominantly green bird, it is found in the forests of Mexico and South America. Contents - * 1 Taxonomy * 2 Description * 3 Behavior * 3. More


Military Macaws do not have to hunt for their food, they eat fruit and nuts that are available in the area. The name "military" may have been given to the birds when they were first imported into Europe by military personnel. Special behaviorial and breeding information: Military Macaw FWZMilitary Macaws are very social birds, as illustrated by the fact that they can live in large groups. Their loud noises can almost be thought of as conversation. More

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris), is a medium sized member of the macaw family. It is found in the rainforests of Mexico and South America. There are three subspecies of Military Macaw, namely 'Ara militaris militaris', 'Ara militaris. mexicana' and 'Ara militaris boliviana'. Military Macaw Characteristics The Military Macaw is mostly green in colour with the head a slightly paler shade. More

Military macaw in flight Military macaw in flightPrint factsheet Facts - Spanish: Guacamayo Militar, Guacamayo Verde Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Psittaciformes Family Psittacidae Genus Ara (1) Size More

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is a large parrot. They may have received their name when they were first imported into Europe by military personnel. This is a protected species, that is native to Mexico, Tropical Zone of Colombia, North-western Venezuela, South-Eastern Ecuador, and Northern Peru. More

Traits: Military macaws are affectionate, but can be aggressive at times. They make good pet birds for an experienced bird owner. The military macaw enjoys cuddling, but can be a little shy. Owners of the military macaw often describe this pet bird as animated because of its dramatic way of expressing itself. The military macaw is an intelligent and independence bird. They make good companions, especially with the right training so that larger problems do not arise later in its life. More

It's the subtle beauty of the Military Macaw that hints at the complexities of this species' vivacious personality. This is no shy, sedentary macaw. Swinging audaciously from one toenail is a favorite pastime of these birds. Because of this, the Military Macaw needs to play in wide-open spaces. His cage should have room for a swing, and for him to flap his wings. Optimally, he should be able to spend a great deal of the day cavorting on a play gym or other type of out-of-the-cage exercise environment. More

Military Macaw for Sale = Browse Birds: More Search Options | Advanced Search | Reset Search Criteria Viewing ads 1 - 12 of 13 » Marking: within miles George - 12 Year old military macaw - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101 Species: Color: Ad Type: Military Macaw Green For More

We have been training Military Macaws for the past 4 years and have been getting amazing results with getting an aggressive, biting Military Macaw to become extremely gentle and loving to their owners. The key to getting a Military Macaw to love you is to use a parrot training system for Military Macaws that walks you through how to overcome the behavior problems they have now, and that they'll have as they go through each stage of their lives. More

The Military Macaws size is approximately 27 inches. Their green plumage is quite beautiful, and while they look a great deal like the Buffon's Macaw, the Military Macaw head is a lighter shade of green with a red spot above the beak. Where did the name “Military” Macaw originate? According to experts, it is the “attire” which makes the macaw looks like its ready to “march in a parade. More

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The Military macaw’s range is fragemented due to hunting. Their name means Ara (strong) militaris (belonging to a soldier), named after the green feather color. More

Military Macaws are famous for being nippy so before purchasing a Military Macaw, research the species. Military Macaws need plenty of toys and human interaction. If you can afford it, purchase a Stainless Steel Aviary for some outside playtime. The natural sunlight is necessary for calcium absorption. As most Macaw species, Military Macaws need a higher fat diet than most parrot species and that can be accomplished by adding a variety of nuts to their diet. Cashews and almonds are a favorite. More

parrots like your Military macaw in mind. These mixes offer a variety of seeds and nuts, dried fruits, dried vegetables and often some pellets, or extruded food. This type of mix can give your macaw a suitable base for nutrition, which should be supplemented by offering various fresh foods on a daily basis. More

Military Macaw - Ara Militaris Bird Species Descriptions Classification Order Psittaciformes, Family Psittacidae Species Description The Military Macaw is 70 cm (27.5 in) long. It is mostly green in color with the head a slightly paler shade. It bears a red frontal patch, with a white bare facial area barred with narrow black lines. The flight feathers are blue and the red tail bordered with blue. More

STATUS: Military macaws are classified as “vulnerable” in the wild due to deforestation and capture for the exotic pet trade. HABITAT: The military macaw can be found in arid woodlands, forested areas, and tropical rainforests of Southern Mexico, Central and South America. They usually nest in the tops of trees. DIET: The macaw’s diet consists of fruit, nuts, seeds, berries, and vegetables. More

* Military Macaws Nutrition And Diet * More Military Macaws Information * Site Map MILITARY MACAWS The Military Macaw, Ara Militaris, is a beautiful bird that makes a magnificent pet. His coloring is predominantly green with hues ranging from olive to emerald green. The feathers on his lower back and rolling down to the top of his tail feathers are a brilliant turquoise. More

NL Military Macaw Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classificationKingdom:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataClass:AvesOrder:PsittaciformesFamily:PsittacidaeSubfamily:PsittacinaeTribe:AriniGenus:AraSpecies:A. militarisBinomial nameAra militaris (Linnaeus, 1766)Red area is rangeRed area is rangeThe Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is a medium sized member of the macaw family. Though considered More

Description: The Military Macaw has a general green plumage, though the head is a lighter green, the throat is olive green, and there is an olive tinge to the back and wings. The lower back, rump, and the outer edges of the wings and tail are blue.They have a bright red forehead and a faint bluish tinge on the hindneck. The tail is a brownish-red on top and olive-green on the underside. They have a bare face patch lined with small greenish black feathers. More

Military Macaws frequent lowland forests of both pine and oak up to a height of 2,500 metres. Their favoured habitats are the foothill and canyon areas. They can usually be seen flying in small groups but they remain paired within a flock and this is evident when observing them in flight. Youngsters can clearly be seen when in flight with the adult birds. More

The Military Macaw is the smallest of the large macaws, acquiring a total length of about 28 inches. There are three subspecies of the Military Macaw that Military.jpg (12488 bytes)all look very much the same. The most commonly seen originated from Venezuela, Columbia, and Peru. These are the smallest of the three. The Mexican subspecies has the same coloring, but is noticeably larger. More

military macaw, Ara militaris, has many of the personality traits of the larger macaw species in a slightly smaller body. While owning a macaw is not for everyone, the military macaw's generally even-tempered disposition can make a wonderful life-long companion for the right owner. The military macaw lives in scattered pockets from Mexico to Northwestern Argentina. More

Military Macaw reproductive monitoring and nest protection in Banderas Bay, Jalisco M. Sc. Carlos R. Bonilla Ruz M. Sc. Claudia Cristina Cinta Magallón IntroductionIMG_5650 The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is protected by national and international regulations such as Mexico’s NOM ECOL 059, the IUCN and the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES). More

The Military Macaw is perhaps best known for his gentle and even temperament. The Military is among the most popular pet Macaws today. The Military Macaw is a social parrot and loves to be around his owners. Because they are such social creatures they must get constant attention from their human families. If they are not given ample attention they have been known to scream and pluck feathers. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Ara
Species : militaris
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)