Mexican military macaws live in small flocks of up to 20 individuals. To roost they congregate in flocks of up to 500 individuals. Nest cavities made by woodpeckers are often used for nesting, otherwise rock crevices on cliffs are preferred. Seasonal migration occurs, which even entails flying over high mountains.


ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: Psittacidae
HabitatDry, evergreen montane forests, gallery forests
Reproduction2–3 eggs; ca. 26 days
DietFigs and palm fruits

Status according to Red List

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