Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Red-and-green Macaw

Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloroptera

Described by: Gray (1859)
Alternate common name(s): Green-winged Macaw
Old scientific name(s): Ara chloropterus


Manu, Peru - Date unknown © Tim Boucher  Peru - Aug, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Pará, Brazil - Feb, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Pará, Brazil - Feb, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Tambopata Research Center, Peru - Oct 24, 2001 © James Ownby 
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N. to c. South America;
Fragmented distribution in n. part of range;
E. Panama, nw., n. and e. Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana then s. e. of the Andes through e. Ecuador, e. Peru (Manu, Tambopata Research Center), n. and e. Bolivia to Brazil (w. Bahia, Correntina), Peru (Tambopata River, Madre de Dios, Puno), Paraguay and n. Argentina.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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