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Outside the breeding season, these macaws unite to form larger flocks and also socialize with other macaws. All wild macaw populations are in dramatic decline due to habitat destruction and capture for the parrot trade.

Characteristics

ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: Psittacidae
DietFruits of various palms, mangos, figs, also insects during the fledging period
HabitatPrefers dry forests and savannahs up to elevations of 1,000 m.
Reproduction2–4 eggs, incubation 25 days

Status according to Red List

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

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