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Hyacinth Macaw

Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus

Range

  • Central South America

Habitat

  • Forests

Diet

  • Nuts
  • Seeds

The largest parrot species, this bird raises only one or two chicks at a time who are dependent until they are nine months old.

They do not normally reproduce until age seven, nesting in huge, old-growth trees. Hundreds have been bred in captivity since the 1960s including here at the Tulsa Zoo.

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