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Hyacinth Macaw guarding her nest Full view of a female Hyacinth Macaw exiting her tree trunk nest to guard it. Brazil,Hyacinth Macaw,Macaws,Pantanal,Parrots,birds Click/tap to enlarge

Hyacinth Macaw guarding her nest

Full view of a female Hyacinth Macaw exiting her tree trunk nest to guard it.

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  1. pretty eyes ;) Posted 10 years ago

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The Hyacinth Macaw is a parrot native to central and eastern South America. With a length of about 100 cm it is longer than any other species of parrot. It is the largest macaw and the largest flying parrot species, though the flightless Kakapo of New Zealand can outweigh it at up to 3.5 kg.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 6, 2011. Captured Nov 6, 2011 13:12.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/3200s
  • ISO1000
  • 500mm