Hyacinth macaws are monogamous and can at most be found in family groups that fly to trees together for foraging in the morning and return to their roosting trees, mostly palm trees, in the evening.

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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Characteristics

ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: Psittacidae
HabitatOpen woodland and grassland landscapes of the Pantanal floodplains, as well as the dry bush savannahs of Central Brazil
ReproductionUp to 3 eggs, incubation lasts 28 days
DietFruits, especially palm fruits, berries, buds, nuts with very hard shells and snails

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.