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Hyacinth Macaw

Zoo Location: Primley
Hyacinth Macaw
Habitat

Swamps, forest and palm groves.

Wild Diet

Nuts, seeds and fruit.

Behaviour

Although little is known of the hyacinth macaw in the wild, it is thought to live in pairs within small groups.

Breeding

2 eggs are incubated for 28-29 days.

Threats

Habitat destruction, hunting, pet trade.

Conservation

Commercial trade in these birds is banned. There is some protection in reserves. There are conservation breeding programmes within zoos.

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INFORMATION

  • Latin Name: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
  • Class: Birds
  • Order: Psittaciformes
  • Family: Psittacidae
  • Conservation status: Vulnerable
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