1 Taxonomy 2 Species 3 See also 4 References
The genus has three monotypic species:
Common and binomial names Image Description Range
or Coulon's macaw
41 cm (16 in) long, mostly green with head, flight feathers and primary coverts blue. The uppertail has a maroon base, a narrow green center and a blue tip. The undertail and underwing are greenish-yellow/ The bill is pale greyish-horn with a black base. Unlike most other macaws, the facial skin and lores are dark greyish. South America
or Illiger's macaw
40 cm (16 in) long, mostly green, the upperside of some of the wing feathers are blue, and the underside of the wings are yellowish, the tail-tip, crown and cheeks are bluish, and the tail-base and a belly-patch are red. The iris is amber. The bare facial-skin is yellowish, which may be white in captivity, the beak is all black South America
or yellow-collared macaw
38 cm (15 in) long, mostly green, yellow band on the back of the neck, tail feathers have are red at the base fading to greens and blues, dark brown or black forehead, pink legs, the beak is dark grey with a paler grey tip South America
List of macaws
^ Salvadori, T. (1891). Catalogue of the Psittaci, or Parrots, in the
Collection of the British Museum. Catalogue of the Birds in the
British Museum. 20. London: Taylor and Francis. p. 151.
^ Ribeiro, Alipio de Miranda (1920). "Revisão dos Psittacideos
brasileiros". Revista do Museu Paulista. 12 (2): 18–19.
^ Penhallurick, John (2001). "
v t e
Glaucous macaw Hyacinth macaw Lear's macaw
Hypothetical extinct macaws
Martinique macaw Red-headed macaw Jamaican red macaw Dominican green-and-yellow macaw
Neotropical parrots (tribe: Arini) List of macaws Mini-macaws
Wd: Q337753 ADW: Primolius EoL: 37123 GBIF: 2479267 ITIS: 7