Buffon’s macaw

Buffon's macaw

Buffon’s macaw is a tree-dwelling species, often moving around in the tops of trees. It nests in cavities like holes in trees, preferably almond. The female lays 2 to 3 eggs that she incubates for a month. Both adults feed their young who fly the nest after about 3 months.

Did you know?

Buffon’s macaw is one of the biggest macaws in the world. Thanks to its large and powerful beak, it can break the hard shell of walnuts to reach the soft nut inside.

 

Classe 
aves
Famille 
Psittacidae
Ordre 
psittaciformes
Statut 
threatened with extinction. Main reason: deforestation