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  1. Macaws are such beautiful birds. Nice photo. Posted 7 years ago

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The Scarlet Macaw is a large, colorful macaw. It is native to humid evergreen forests in the American tropics. Range extends from extreme south-eastern Mexico to Amazonian Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in lowlands up to 500 m up to 1,000 m . It has suffered from local extinction through habitat destruction and capture for the parrot trade, but locally it remains fairly common. Formerly it ranged north to southern Tamaulipas. It can still be found on the island of Coiba. It is the national bird.. more

Similar species: Parrots
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Uploaded Nov 10, 2012. Captured Jun 30, 2010 14:18.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm