Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Scarlet Macaw

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Carara, Costa Rica - Jun, 2003 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. Central America s. to Amazonian South Ameria;
Three major populations;
Sc. Mexico from Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Chiapas and s. Campeche and Belize (Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary) s. to Costa Rica (Carara), Panama, n. and e. Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana then s. e. of the Andes through Amazonian Brazil (Mato Grosso (Rio Cristalino)), e. Ecuador, e. Peru (Tambopata River, Madre de Dios, Puno), n. and e. Bolivia (Santa Cruz).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source:


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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