Blue & Yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna

Blue and Yellow Macaw
Ara ararauna

  • RANGE: Blue-and-yellow macaw are native to eastern Panama through northern South America. 
  • HABITAT: They are found in tropical forests and savannas. 
  • DIET: Their diet is a mix of nuts, fruit, seeds, and berries. 
  • SIZE: Blue-and-yellow macaw are about 36 inches from head to tip of tail and have a wingspan of approximately 43 inches. They typically weigh about 2 pounds. 
  • LOCATION IN ZOO: Tropical Rainforest 
  • CONSERVATION STATUS: Blue-and-yellow macaw are classified as Least Concern.