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Red-shouldered Macaw

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About the Red-shouldered Macaw

Also known as: Noble Macaw, Long-wing Macaw, Hahn's Macaw

The Red-shouldered Macaw is the smallest macaw. It can be found in Venezuela, the Guianas, Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. It has a long narrow tail and large head. They are not considered endangered but wild populations of Red-shouldered Macaws have declined due to habitat loss.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 18 November 2008
Scientific Name Diopsittaca nobilis
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Diopsittaca
  • D. nobilis
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 July 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
12 to 14 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • Maracanã-pequena (Brazilian)
  • 红肩金刚鹦鹉 (Chinese)
  • Ara červenoramenný (Czech)
  • Blåpandet Dværgara (Danish)
  • Roodschouderara (Dutch)
  • Pikkuara (Finnish)
  • Ara Noble (French)
  • Zwergara (German)
  • Ara Nobile (Italian)
  • コミドリコンゴウインコ (Komidorikongouinko) (Japanese)
  • Blåhodet Dvergara (Norwegian)
  • Ara Epoletowa (Polish)
  • Синелобый малый ара (Russian)
  • Guacamayo Noble (Spanish)
  • Rödskuldrad ara (Swedish)