Brazil, eastern Bolivia, Paraguay.
Mostly palm nuts, sometimes also fruits and snails.
Habitat: Tropical rainforest, palm savannas
Incubation: 27-30 days / 2-3 eggs
Social structure: Pairs or small flocks
Dimensions: height 1m, wing span 1.27m
Estimated population in the wild: 6,500
Threats: illegal hunting for pet trade, meat and feathers, habitat loss.
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Did you know that:
- The hyacinth macaw is the largest of all parrots.
- They serve an important role in their ecosystems by dispersing seeds throughout their territory.
- Their voice can be heard up to a kilometer away.