Meet Scarlet Macaws
Common Name: Scarlet Macaws
Latin Name: Ara macao with two subspecies: Ara macao cyanoptera and Ara macao macao
Geographic Range: The tropical rainforest areas of Central and South America
Physical Description / Characteristics: Scarlets are mostly vivid red with bright yellow and blue edging on their wings. Some may have a band of green where the yellow meets the blue. The large eye patch is white, and the bill has a horn-colored upper mandible and a black lower mandible.
Number: There are 2 at the Welcome Center and 3 inside the Macaw Aviary in Habitat.