Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Chestnut-fronted Macaw

Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severa

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Severe Macaw
Old scientific name(s): Ara severus


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 11, 2006 © William Hull  Cristalino River, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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N. and c. South America;
Two small populations in the n. part of range with major population in s.;
(1) E. Panama, nw., n. and e. Colombia, w. Venezuela, Ecuador (La Selva Lodge and Napo Wildlife Center) to Peru (Tambopata River, Madre de Dios, Puno), n. and e. Bolivia (Rio Itenez) and Amazonian c. Brazil (se. Bahia, Mato Grosso (Alta Floresta)).
(2) E. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana and ne. Brazil.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


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


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