Brasil from Rio Tapajos to Maranhao and Mato Grosso
seeds – nuts – fruits (especially figs)
Spawn: 2-3 – Incubation: 24 days
The Hyacinth Macaw is the largest living macaw and reaches the length of about one meter. Usually, it lives in couples or family groups between Southern Brasil and Western Bolivia.
There is no differences between sexes, although some females have a smaller head. It lives on palm trees close to rivers. It mainly eats Brasilian nuts and any other type of tropical fruit. It nests inside cavities in the plant “Sterculia striata” and lays from one to three eggs.
It is an endangered species.