French: Ara chloroptère German: Grünflügelara Spanish: Guacamayo aliverde
Other common names:
G. R. Gray
E Panama through lowland Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Brazil S to Paraguay and W to E Ecuador, E Peru and NE Bolivia; formerly in N Argentina.
90–95 cm; 1050–1708 g. Very similar to A. macao but green in wing instead of yellow, red feathered lines on bare face, flight-feathers above mostly pale... read more
Loud and harsh calls similar to other large Ara macaws. Flight call a loud raucous “raah... read more
Humid lowland evergreen forest, generally up to 500 m, but also penetrating tropical deciduous... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds of Jacaranda, Tetragastris, Sclerolobium, Hymenaea, Copaifera, Caryocar, ... read more
Nesting or prospection in Dec, Surinam; Nov–Apr in Peru; evidence of nesting from Jan in C Brazil. Nest in hole in tree, in E Peru... read more
No information. Birds are reportedly commoner in the dry season, Mato Grosso, and records in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Generally uncommon, pairs frequently solitary and dispersed. Has declined at edges of range, and usually disappears early... read more
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