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Blue-throated macaw for sale

Specie : Hyacinth Macaw Parrot
​Age : 4 to 12 Months old
​Sex : Male and Female
​Vaccinated : Yes
​Tamed : Yes

Sex : Male / Female available

Description

Blue-throated macaw for sale

Overview

The Blue-throated macaw for sale is a critically endangered, medium-sized macaw native to northern Bolivia. They are increasingly bred in captivity as pets.

Physical Appearance

Size and Weight

  • Length: About 26 inches
  • Weight: 400-600 grams

Medium-sized macaws, smaller than some larger macaw species.

Coloration

  • Bright blue throat and upper breast
  • Yellow underparts
  • Green forehead, crown, wings, back

Most recognizable for the vibrant blue throat patch. Overall green and yellow plumage.

Distinctive Markings

  • Large black beak
  • Facial bare patches with lines
  • Long pointed tail

Typical macaw features like substantial beak, facial skin, and elegant tapered tail.

Native Habitat and Range

Natural Habitat

Inhabits open woodlands near rivers and streams. Nests in palm cavities.

Geographic Range

Only found in the wild in northern Bolivia near the Beni River basin. Critically endangered.

Diet and Feeding

Wild Diet

  • Nuts, seeds, fruits
  • Some small snails and insect larvae
  • Powerful beak cracks hard food

Primarily eats nuts, seeds and fruits. Occasionally small animals. Strong beak.

Captive Diet

  • High quality pellet diet
  • Chopped produce
  • Some nuts, seeds, foraging toys
  • Cuttlebone for calcium

Nutritionally balanced varied diet recommended. Pellets, veggies, some foraging foods.

Feeding Behavior

  • Forages actively for food
  • Uses strong beak to open hard food
  • Somewhat messy eaters

Natural foragers using beak strength to access hard foods inside shells. Tend to drop food.

Behavior and Communication

Social Structure

  • Lives in small flocks
  • Forms monogamous pairs
  • Very social within groups

Gregarious birds that live socially in flocks and bonded pairs.

Vocalizations

  • Loud squawks, shrieks, whistles
  • Excellent mimicry ability
  • Communicate in flocks

Very vocal with variety of loud calls. Excellent potential for mimicking speech.

Intelligence

  • Highly intelligent and inquisitive
  • Require extensive mental stimulation
  • Respond very well to training

Extremely smart and active mentally. Need ample mental engagement.

Breeding and Lifespan

Mating and Nesting

  • Mate for life
  • Nest in palm cavities
  • Female incubates 2-4 eggs

Long-term monogamous pairs. Use palm trees for nesting sites.

Life Expectancy

  • 40-50 years with proper care
  • Long-term commitment critical

Can live very long lives in captivity with excellent care.

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