Beautiful green parrot seen in a garden in Ecuador.  Methinks it is either a Severe or a Military Macaw.

Beautiful green parrot seen in a garden in Ecuador. This is a Macaw, not a Parrot. Parrots have feathers all the way to their eyes. Macaws have whitish face skin masks.

Parrot - Sever Macaw - Colorful birds

Chestnut-fronted Macaw or Severe Macaw (Ara severus) is one of the largest of the mini-macaws. It reaches a size of around 45 cm in) of which around half is the length of the tail.

Red Winged King Parrot (Australia)..

Female King Parrot, Australia (the male is red) wilsons bird of paradise Birds Wilson's bird-of-paradise.

Albino Blue and Gold Macaw

‘Lutino’ Blue and Gold Macaw. The Blue and Gold Macaw is from South America.

Happy big green feathered fella!!

Happy big green feathered fella!!

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Joey will make the black of his eye turn all Orange when I ask for pretty eyes.


The Red Lory is the most commonly kept lory in captivity, after the Rainbow Lorikeet. Lories & lorikeets live in Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia & the Pacific. The Red Lory in particular is endemic to the Moluccas & surrounding islands in Indonesia.


/ Photo "Golden Spiral" by Julie Thompson/Give credit, where credit is due.


Buffon's Macaw aka the Great Green macaw (Ara ambiguus) aka the Great Military macaw