Caninde macaw

Caninde macaw

The canindé macaw or Blue-throated macaw has the scientific name Ara ararauna . It belongs to the Psittacidae family and is known in English as Blue-and-yellow-macaw or Blue-and-Gold-macaw. It is also called the yellow-bellied macaw, yellow macaw, blue-and-yellow macaw, macaw, and canindé. Parrot Lifespan: Caninde macaw Life expectancy is 60 years or more, as long as it is maintained under inadequate conditions.

Distribution of the Macaw

It originates from the swamps and forests of South America.


Ara glaucogularis

Physical characteristics of the Macaw

She is a large bird. It can reach lengths of up to 85 centimeters from the beak to the end of the tail feathers. They usually have a green forehead fading into the blue that covers the nape, back, tail, and wings. chest is bright golden yellow and underside of the wings is bright golden yellow and the belly is a bright golden yellow. They have large black beaks and white patches on the skin around their eyes and face. These spots are adorned with rings of small black feathers.

Intelligent and sociable, the canindé macaw can generally be a great pet, as long as the owners are dedicated, responsible, and well informed. They are large birds, and as such are capable of extremely loud calls. Because of this, they may not be the best choice for those who live in apartments or who have small children.

Macaw Feeding

The pet Macaw must be fed a varied diet consisting of as many different types of fresh food as possible. The poultry feed should be supplemented with high-quality feed and a mixture of seeds. Take care to avoid treats that are high in fat.

The behavior of the Macaw

Beautiful, captivating, intelligent, and majestic, the Macaw has maintained its place as one of the most popular large parrots over the years. These colorful beauties have much more to offer than just your pretty face, they are also full of personality!

His sociability and even temperament make him great pets. Their intelligence, willingness to learn, and ability to speak only help to make them more precious in the eyes of bird lovers. The canindé macaw, like most parrots, loves to receive the attention of the owners and will form a strong bond with their families.

This does not mean, however, that it is suitable for everyone. In fact, this is a bird that requires special attention. They are very large and need adequate space to live, play, and exercise. Not only that, but they are prone to deafening calls and calls, which are often hated by close neighbors.

Caninde macaw

Blue-throated macaw

Blue Throated macaw price

The purchase price of a Blue-throated macaw or Caninde macaw varies according to the species, origins, age, and the breeding that sells it. On average, obtaining a macaw from a specialized breeding center takes between $ 2000 and $ 2,900.

Blue throated macaw

Blue Throated macaw size

Adult Blue-throated macaw can reach  34 in. or 85 cm in length. These parrots can weigh up to 1.7 lbs or 750 g.

Activities for the Macaw

Like the other macaws, the canindé is a very active bird. They like to climb, swing, jump and chew. The owners of this macaw must provide at least 2 to 3 hours of play outside the cage, every day so that the birds can stretch and exercise their muscles. Strong toys are a must, as it has a beak known to be destructive. These birds have strong jaw muscles, and chewing toys is necessary to keep them healthy and in shape.

Care must be taken to properly socialize these birds and provide them with adequate mental stimulation so that screaming does not become a habit caused by boredom.

When kept in healthy environments, they usually become excellent pets. Those looking to buy a baby Macaw, however, should do a lot of research before purchasing the bird, to make sure they can provide the type of home that will be conducive to having a healthy experience with your pet. pet. Doing so will help to ensure that both the bird and the owner can enjoy many happy years together.

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Waglers macaw

How to download or listen to songs of the Macaw

You can download the song of the arara-canindé on our website, for that just click with the right button on the name of the song, then click on (Save Link and choose the place where it will be saved). You can also listen, just click on the play button.

Caninde macaw Singing 


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