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Catalina Macaw

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Catalina Macaw

Scientific Name: The Catalina macaw's scientific name is a hybrid combination of its parent species: Ara ararauna (blue and gold macaw) and Ara macao (scarlet macaw) 1.

Physical Characteristics: The Catalina macaw is a large parrot weighing 2 to 3 pounds and measuring up to 35 inches in length. Its rainbow-colored feathers display striking orange, yellow, green, and blue hues.

Habitat: Catalina macaws are primarily found in captivity, with naturally bred individuals being rare in the wild. They often resemble scarlet macaws in appearance, as the male parent is usually a scarlet macaw.

Behavior: Catalina macaws inherit qualities from their parent species, exhibiting curiosity and feistiness from scarlet macaws, as well as a laid-back temperament and great talking abilities from blue and gold macaws. Their personalities can range from cranky and socially demanding to extremely affectionate and charming.

Lifespan: Catalina macaws have a relatively long life expectancy of 50 to 60 years.

These visually stunning parrots with delightful personalities are highly sought after by prospective parrot owners!