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Parrots of the Americas

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North, Central and South America combined (The Americas) have the greatest number of parrot species on earth!. There are over 100 species native to this part of the world. Many of these parrots are primarily green but many also have vivid splashes of red, blue, orange, yellow or purple.  The most colorful parrots from these regions are the majestic macaws.

For more information on parrots native to the Americas check out the links below: 

Amazona

Alipiopsitta

Ara

  • Severe Macaw - (Ara severus) - Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Brazil, Guianas
  • Blue-and-gold Macaw - (Ara ararauna) - Panama, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay
  • Blue-throated Macaw - (Ara glaucogularis) - Bolivia
  • Buffon's Macaw - (Ara ambiguus) - Honduras, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
  • Military Macaw - (Ara militaris) - Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina
  • Red-fronted Macaw - (Ara rubrogenys)- Bolivia
  • Green-winged Macaw - (Ara chloropterus) - Panama, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia
  • Scarlet Macaw- (Ara macao) - Costa Rico, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua

Anodorhynchus

Aratinga

Bolborhynchus

Brotogeris

Cyanoliseus

Deroptyus

Diopsittaca

Enicognathus

Forpus

Guaruba

Hapalopsittaca

Leptosittaca

Myiopsitta

Nandayus

Ognorhynchus

Orthopsittaca

Pionites

Pionus

Primolius

Psilopsiagon

Pyrilia

Pyrrhura

Rhynchopsitta

Touit

Triclaria

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