Red fronted macaw

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The Red-fronted Macaw is a parrot endemic to a small semi-desert mountainous area of Bolivia, Brazil It is highly endangered, and there may only be 150 or so birds left in the wild; it has been successfully bred in captivity, and is available, if not common, as a pet.

The Red-fronted Macaw is 24 in long. It is mostly green, and has a red forehead, a red patch over the ears and bright red to orange edged under wing coverts. It has an area of pinkish skin around the eyes extending to the beak. It has red at the bend of wings and blue primary wing feathers.

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Red fronted macaw, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Red fronted macaw, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Red fronted macaw, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Red fronted macaw, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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