What does the hyacinth macaw look like?
Not only is it the largest parrot but it is also one of the prettiest. They have deep blue feathers with distinctive yellow markings near their eyes and black beaks.
Hyacinth macaw facts
Hyacinth macaws are the largest parrots in the world.
Their beak pressure is so strong that can easily take apart the bars of a welded wrought iron cage.
They can be heard up to a kilometre away.
What do hyacinth macaws eat?
Palm nuts, seeds and fruit
Hyacinth macaw habitat
Lightly wooded country and palm savannah.
Where do hyacinth macaws live?
What threats do hyacinth macaws face?
Habitat destruction and illegal trapping for their feathers and live bird trade.