Green-winged Macaw

(Ara chloroptera)

FUN FACT

The Green-winged Macaw can be easily distinguished from the similar Scarlet Macaw by both the band of green feathers on its wings,and by the presence of fine red lines (made up of tiny red feathers) on its otherwise bare white face.

Distribution

Throughout northern and central South America.

Habitat

Forests.

Diet

Nuts and fruit.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Green-winged Macaw in our Tropical Forest exhibit, and during our Bird Show and other special presentations.