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Severe Macaw - Mini Macaw Ara Severa Severa Bird

Severe Macaw Mini Macaw

Notable traits of the Severe Macaw Bird: Mini Macaw (Ara Severa Severa)
Latin Name: Ara Severa Severa
Common Name: Severe Macaw
Description: Generally green; forehead, feathers to naked cheek, foreparts of cheeks and chin dark reddish-brown; crown washed with blue; bend and edge of wing as well as lesser under wing-coverts red; outer webs of outer primaries and primary-coverts blue; tail upper side reddish-brown with green base and blue tips; underside to tail and flight feathers dark orange-red; skin to naked area on cheeks as well as around eyes and lores whitish; bill blackish; iris orange; feet grey to dark grey. Immatures with duller plumage and darker iris.
Gender Determination: Undeterminable by appearance
Trainability: They tend as a species to be more aggressive than the other macaws. But if raised in a caring disci
Length: 46 cm (18 ins), wing length 220 - 245 mm (8.5 -9.5 ins)
Average Lifespan: 45 years
Average Weight: 360 g
Diet: Pellets, Fruits and Veggies
Housing: 90 x 90 x 120(3ft x 3ft x 4ft)
Loudness: The Severe Macaw has a voice that matches there large size. This can be a noisy parrot, and this must be taken into account before purchase.
Talking Ability: Severe are capable of speaking a few words and phrases.
Notes: The Severe Macaw is extremely social and loves to mimic speech and be petted and played with! Severe Macaws are quite intelligent and should be provided with ropes to swing on and lots of wood to chew, for they can get quite destructive if bored. Forming strong bonds with their keepers, they are affectionate, silly, and active, and love to climb, explore, and hang upside down, chatting and squawking often. Chestnut-Fronted Macaws relate to their world by chewing on it, and this may include you! They should be taught early on to regulate the pressure of their beaks. They do well when fed on a variety of nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, green food, and commercial pellets. Pasta, beans, pine nuts, and porridge all make fine treats for Severe Macaws. Because of their smaller size, Severe Macaws will do well in a cage for African Grey Parrots, however, be sure it is sturdy and do not give these birds toys intended for small birds!
These birds have been vaccinated for the polyoma virus. It is crucial for young birds to be protected as they have little to no immune system for their first year of life. Just as people, cats, dogs are vaccinated, we use vaccines to substantially decrease the incidence of disease in birds. By doing this we have developed a positive reputation that separates us from the "birdie mills" that do not aspire to the same standards. We have a vet on the premises bi-weekly that administer this vaccine and monitors our babies and flock.
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 20
Nest: 24x 24x 36 inches
Breeding Aviculture: Common
Average Clutch Size: 2-4
Habitat: Central and South America
References: PelletTreatToy
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