Chestnut-fronted Macaw

About the Chestnut-fronted Macaw

Also known as: Severe Macaw, Brazilian Green Macaw

The Chestnut-fronted Macaw is a small species of macaw from South America. These darling birds have a mostly green body plumage. There are patches of bright red on the wings and tail; there are chestnut-colored patches by the beak.

The Chestnut-fronted Macaw is also known as the Severe Macaw, especially in aviculture, where they have a reputation of being aggressive.

Chestnut-fronted Macaws have a stable population in the wild and have a conservation status of Least Concern as of April 2014.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 22 April 2014
Scientific Name
Ara severus
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittacidae
  • Ara
  • A. severus
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 25 September 2017)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
18 to 20 inches
10.6 to 14.5 ounces
Range

International Names

Brazilian Maracanã-guaçu
Chinese 栗额金刚鹦鹉
Czech ara malý
Danish Dværgara
Dutch Dwergara
Finnish joikuara
French Ara vert
German Rotbugara
Italian Ara severa
Japanese ヒメコンゴウインコ [himekongouinko]
Norwegian Brunpanneara
Polish ara kasztanowoczelna
Russian Каштановозобый ара
Spanish Guacamayo Severo
Swedish Dvärgara
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