Great Green Macaw

Ara ambiguus - Ara de Buffon

Ara de Buffon
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Psittaciformes

  • Family
    :

    Psittacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ara

  • Species
    :

    ambiguus

Descriptor

Bechstein, 1811

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 90 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1260 à 1400 g
Longevity

60 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ara de Buffon
adult

Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) is a species of bird in the Psittacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Ara ambiguus ambiguus (e Honduras to nw Colombia)
  • Ara ambiguus guayaquilensis (w Ecuador)

Foreign names

  • Ara de Buffon,
  • Guacamayo ambiguo,
  • arara-militar-grande,
  • Bechsteinara,
  • nagy katonaara,
  • Buffons Ara,
  • Ara verde,
  • större soldatara,
  • Gladiatorara,
  • ara olivová,
  • ara zelený,
  • Stor Soldaterara,
  • panamanara,
  • guacamai verd gros,
  • ara oliwkowa,
  • Солдатский ара,
  • ヒワコンゴウインコ,
  • 大绿金刚鹦鹉,
  • 大綠麥鷍,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Ara de Buffon
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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