Blue and Gold Macaw

Latin Name

Ara ararauna

Physical Description

The head, back, and wings are covered with a blue-green color. The frontal body plumage is yellow. The Blue and Gold has the whitish skin face mask.

Length

33 Inches (Larger bird)

Sexing

Undeterminable by appearance, though hens may have a slimmer head.

Origin

Central America to South America

Trainability

Requires much attention, can be trained to talk - but not considered very good mimics. Requires large space due to large size. Are very demanding and have a tendency to become agressive or pluck.

Loudness

Can be loud.

Pricing

Prices are around $800 - $2000