The Endangered Red-fronted Macaw

Birdorable Red-fronted Macaws

Red-fronted Macaws are endemic to a small semi-desert mountainous area in Bolivia, between the cities of Santa Crus and Cochabamba, where they can be found in groups. They were thought to be a simple hybrid between a Blue-and-yellow Macaw and a Military, but in the mid 1970s were recognized as their own species. The Red-fronted Macaws have a very small natural distribuiton and are threatened with extinction. There are only about 150 birds left in the wild!

Comments

Louise Warner on February 8, 2017 at 5:46 PM wrote:
endangered,NO WAY!
Rob Lee on March 24, 2021 at 5:49 PM wrote:
Actually, the Red-fronted macaw is a CITES listed critically endangered parrot in the wild.
Ellen on December 30, 2021 at 9:33 PM wrote:
it is not endangered. Population is stable.

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