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parrot Parrots, also known as psittacines ( /ˈsɪtəsaɪnz/),[2][3] are birds of the roughly 372 species in 86 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes,[4] found in most tropical and subtropical regions. The order is subdivided into three superfamilies: the Psittacoidea ('true' parrots), the Cacatuoidea (cockatoos) and the Strigopoidea (New Zealand parrots).[5] Parrots have a generally pantropical distribution with several species inhabiting temperate regions in the Southern Hemisphere as well. Animal,Ara ararauna,Blue-and-Yellow Macaw,Parrot,avian,bird,feathers,natural,nature,plumage,psittacines parrot Click/tap to enlarge

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Parrots, also known as psittacines ( /ˈsɪtəsaɪnz/),[2][3] are birds of the roughly 372 species in 86 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes,[4] found in most tropical and subtropical regions. The order is subdivided into three superfamilies: the Psittacoidea ('true' parrots), the Cacatuoidea (cockatoos) and the Strigopoidea (New Zealand parrots).[5] Parrots have a generally pantropical distribution with several species inhabiting temperate regions in the Southern Hemisphere as well.

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The blue-and-yellow macaw, also known as the blue-and-gold macaw, is a large South American parrot with blue top parts and yellow under parts. It is a member of the large group of neotropical parrots known as macaws. It inhabits forest and woodland of tropical South America.

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2012. Captured Sep 26, 2009 11:44.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 130mm