The Harlequin Macaw is a hybrid resulting from the mating of a Blue and Gold Macaw
(Ara ararauna) and a Green-winged Macaw (Ara chloroptera).
The harlequin macaw is a beautiful, popular hybrid parrot that makes an excellent pet for the right person. These birds thrive on socialization and a lot of interaction with other birds or people.
A full-sized macaws and can reach a weight of 1.9-3.3 pounds (0.86-1.50 kg) and a length of 34 inches (86 cm). There are no distinguishing features to differentiate males from females so DNA testing is the only reliable way to determine your bird’s gender.
These macaws love to bathe and you can get a shower perch and share the experience with your parrot. Misting them with a spray bottle is another option which they seem to enjoy. To keep your bird mentally stimulated it needs plenty of toys to keep it occupied. This includes chewing toys which it will destroy, but that are very important to its well-being.
A Harlequin Macaw that is cared for properly can live more than 50 years. They are relatively hardy birds that can be prone to feather plucking if not kept mentally stimulated.
Harlequin Macaws are not picky eaters and enjoy a wide variety of foods. Their base diet should consist of high-quality pellets, fruits, vegetables, seeds and spray millet which is a favorite treat.
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