Types of Parrots and Macaws

The common name for 18 species of large, colorful parrots, macaws are native to tropical America. They are a diverse group of birds, classified in the genera Arageny, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Primolius, Orthopsittaca, and Diopsittacageny. Their distinctive plumage, crest-like tail, and large heads make them popular pets. Macaws are also classified in the family Psittacidae, where … Read more