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Blue -yellow macaw  or  blue-yellow macaw , also known as The blue and golden macaw , is a large parrot of the family of parrots and is found in some tropical forests and savannas in South America and feeds mainly on fruits and nuts.


blue and yellow parrot


BLUE YELLOW PARROT CLASSIFICATION

Kingdom: Animal

Phylum: Vertebrate Chordates

Denomination: birds

Rank: Parrots

Family: real parrots

Gender: Parrot

Scientific name: Ara ararauna

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF BLUE YELLOW PARROT

THE BLUE-YELLOW MACAW IS ABOUT 75 TO 87 CM LONG while its weight may reach around 1.3 kg on average.

 

The shape and appearance of THE BLUE-YELLOW PARROT

The blue-yellow parrot is a large parrot with a very long tail of large feathers, and has gray claws,  and is black to dark gray  rounded . His eyes are small, gray-white, and his head is round in shape. THE BLUE-YELLOW PARROT'S feathers consist of large feathers of different bright colors, its body and upper sides are turquoise blue, while the underside of its body and wings are  yellow-orange . Most of its face is white with small gray stripes, the top of its head is blue and green, and its tail consists of  long blue and orange feathers .


blue and yellow parrot


HABITAT AND ECOLOGY OF THE BLUE-YELLOW PARROT

THE BLUE-YELLOW MACAW lives exclusively in the northern part of  South America  and Central America  in countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, where THE BLUE-YELLOW MACAW lives mainly in  wet and dry tropical regions as well as in  the tropics in the plains  and savannas .

 

BLUE YELLOW PARROT DIET

The BLUE-YELLOW PARROT IS A HERBIVOROUS ANIMAL, FEEDING MAINLY on fruits, seeds and nuts He breaks them open with his strong beakIt also sometimes eats clay to digest some of the toxins.

 

BLUE YELLOW PARROT SOCIAL LIFESTYLE

THE BLUE-YELLOW PARROT IS a social animal that lives in groups of about twenty individuals However, it lives in pairs during the breeding season Where It is indeed considered a monogamous animal that stays with the same partner throughout its life.The BLUE-YELLOW PARROT is a diurnal animal, spending its day interacting with its congeners, grooming as well as in order to obtain food and at night, members of the group sleep together and if they appear The scary animals fly away when they feel the slightest danger and THE BLUE-YELLOW PARROT knows its voice when it shrieks in the forest.

 

predators of BLUE-YELLOW PARROT

The largest predators of blue parrots are large diurnal raptors such as the crested hook bird.

 

blue and yellow parrot


Longevity of BLUE YELLOW PARROT

The average life expectancy of a blue-yellow parrot is about 60 years in the wild.

 

BLUE YELLOW PARROT BREED

The blue-yellow parrot reproduces BY EGGS LIKE OTHER BIRDS, WHERE the blue parrot mating season begins from January to July, and the female lays eggs in a dry hole from the palm, two to four eggs on average, and the small blue yellow parrot begins to fly about 3 months, but it is not completely independent until 6 -8 months The blue-yellow macaw matures sexually from 8 to 10 years.

 

THREATS TO Blue Yellow Parrot

For this bird's extinction risk, the blue-yellow macaw is a  lesser concern(LC) according to the IUCN  The threats to the blue parrot are the loss and degradation of their habitat due to urbanization, deforestation and warming. In addition to poaching and selling as a pet, the blue-yellow parrot population is constantly decreasing.

 


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