Red-shouldered Macaw

In The Rainforest

In the afternoon, when fruits are in season, a high pitched, raucous call announces the arrival of a flock of Red-shouldered Macaws (Diopsittaca nobilis).  The smallest of all macaws, it is almost all green, with a white face and red shoulders.

20140518iworkramaRelatively common in wetlands and lowlands of Guyana, they can be seen in the Rupununi as well as in the Botanical Gardens in Georgetown.

Red-shouldered Macaw (Photo by Matt Hallett)
Red-shouldered Macaw (Photo by Matt Hallett)

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