WHITE SCARLET MACAW FOR SALE

£1,300.00

By nature, the scarlet is inquisitive and independent. They are good talkers and will pick up words and short phrases easily. Like other macaw species, they are highly intelligent and learn with lightening speed. They require consistent and well-defined boundaries and owners committed to providing the nurturing and stimulation that they need. With proper socialization when young and plenty of exercises, the scarlet makes an excellent companion.

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Description

The scarlet macaw for sale is one of the most magnificent of the Macaw species. This large Macaw has a long history as a companion to humans, dating back to the early 1100s with the Incas. They are described as magnificent, beautiful, and striking, as well as gaudy by some. Early authors like P. Slud, in his work “The Birds of Costa Rica: Distribution and Ecology” (1964), remarks that when feeding in the treetops, they adorn the foliage like gigantic, gaudy flowers.

A brilliantly adorned parrot, the Scarlet Macaw is truly a fantastic spectacle of color. It is a large Macaw and very similar in appearance to the Green-winged Macaw Ara chloroprene. Both of these parrots having a large amount of red in their feathering. The Scarlet Macaw is distinguished by the broadband of yellow feathers running across the middle of its wings, rather than the green band as seen on the Green Wing. Like the Green-winged, most of its body, head, and upper wings are a bright red, but it is a noticeably lighter shade of red than that of the Green Wing. It is also slightly smaller than the Green-winged, and a bit more boisterous in personality. A variety of common names, descriptive of their coloring, have been used for both of these Macaw parrots.