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Chestnut-Fronted Macaw for sale

Bird Species: Macaw
Colors:Bright red on forehead and crown

Sounds: Vocal,  Mimics, Natural calls
Interaction: Social, Fun, Clown,   Cuddly
Comparable Breeds:  Severe Macaw etc
Specie :Chestnut-Fronted Macaw for sale
​Age : 3 to 17  Months old
​Sex : Male and Female
​Vaccinated : Yes
​Tamed : Yes
Sex : Male / Female available

Description

Chestnut-fronted Macaw Species Profile

Overview

The Chestnut-Fronted Macaw for sale, also called Severe Macaw, is a large parrot native to South America. Their vibrant plumage makes them popular as pets.

Physical Appearance

Chestnut-Fronted Macaw for sale Size and Weight

  • Length: 20-24 inches
  • Weight: 350-500 grams

Large but smaller than some of the giant macaw species. Stocky appearance.

Coloration

  • Green wings, back, rump
  • Bright red on forehead and crown
  • Beige cheeks and yellow green belly

Most recognizable for the red on forehead and crown. Otherwise green and beige.

Distinctive Markings

  • Large black beak
  • Bare facial patches
  • Long tapered tail

Typical macaw features like substantial curved beak, facial bare skin, long tail.

Native Habitat and Range

Natural Habitat

Found in tropical forests and woodlands. Often seen near water sources.

Geographic Range

Native to southeastern Colombia, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia and western Brazil.

Diet and Feeding

Wild Diet

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

Mainly eats nuts, seeds, fruits. Occasionally insect larvae. Beak adapted for cracking.

Captive Diet

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

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

Feeding Behavior

  • Forages actively for food
  • Uses strong beak to open hard food
  • Can be somewhat messy

Natural foragers using beak strength for hard foods. Tend to be messy eaters.

Behavior and Communication

Social Structure

  • Lives in small flocks
  • Forms monogamous pairs
  • Social activities like grooming

Gregarious birds that live socially in flocks and mated pairs.

Vocalizations

  • Loud squawks and screeches
  • Mimic speech to a degree
  • Distinct flock calls

Loud calls and screeches. Some capacity for speech mimicry. Flock calls.

Intelligence

  • Intelligent and inquisitive
  • Require ample mental stimulation
  • Can learn tricks and training

Bright and active mentally. Need lots of mental stimulation.

Breeding and Lifespan

Mating and Nesting

  • Form life long bonds
  • Nest in tree cavities
  • Female incubates 2-4 eggs

Long-term monogamous pairs. Nest in tree holes. Female incubates eggs.

Life Expectancy

  • 30-40 years with excellent care
  • Long-term commitment required

Can live long lives in captivity with proper care.

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