Our scarlet is a wonderful bird, filled with energy and personality. It’s highly intelligent and is a capable escape artist. It has distinct likes and dislikes, and can become a “one person bird” if care is not taken to train the bird otherwise.
When it comes to the Scarlet Macaw. These birds, who are known for their beautiful bright plumage, are also curious, strong willed and highly trainable in captivity. What distinguishes the Scarlet Macaw from other Macaws is its white face and yellow feathers on its wings. Their natural habitat is in the South American rain forests where it is moist and humid. Their intelligence and beauty are two reasons why people keep them as pets, but because of their ability to become aggressive they do not make good pets for kids. . The long, thick beak is light on the top and dark black on the bottom. The legs and feet are also black.Body length is approximately 89 cm, with the tail comprising approximately 1/3 – 1/2 of this. Tail feathers of males may be longer than females. Also, bills of males may be slightly larger.The scarlet is just so gorgeous and filled with personality, it’s tough for someone with a few extra bucks in their pocket to refuse.The Scarlet Macaw can often out live humans, in captivity they are known to live up to 80 years while in the wild they can live approximately 40-50 years.The female usually lays 1 to 4 eggs and both male and females care for the young.