Well-socialized macaws make wonderful, playful pets. Macaws are boisterous birds and need a large area to exercise and explore.
Other Animal Facts
South and Central America
Commonly red, yellow and blue (Scarlet Macaw); Red, green, and blue (Green-winged Macaw); and blue and yellow (Blue and Gold Macaw)
35-60 years on average
Macaws enjoy a lot of human attention. While not the best talkers, they can be taught many tricks.
Eats a variety of seeds, pellets, fruits and vegetables. Enjoys nuts and fresh fruit as a treat.
Needs a large cage with bird-safe branches to chew on and complex toys to keep them engaged.
Can get used to other pets, but may be dangerous to small animals such as hamsters or guinea pigs.