great green Macaw (Ara ambiguus)

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Listing Status:   


General Information

Very large, green macaw. Red frontal band above huge black bill. Bare facial area with black lines. Flight feathers blue above and olive below. Blue lower back. Orange tail. Facial lines more reddish in older (especially female) birds.

  • Countries in which the the great green Macaw, Wherever found is known to occur:  Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
2015-11-02 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2009-07-14 00:00:00.0 74 FR 33957 33960 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List 14 Parrot Species as Threatened or Endangered
2015-10-02 00:00:00.0 80 FR 59975 60021 Two Foreign Macaw Species; Final rule.
2013-02-21 00:00:00.0 78 FR 12011 12012 Listing Three Foreign Macaw Species; Proposed rule; reopening of comment periods.
2012-07-06 00:00:00.0 77 FR 40171 40219 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Two Foreign Macaw Species

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the great green Macaw.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the great green Macaw.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for great green Macaw.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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