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Ara macao - Hanna Spychalska

NAME: Hanna Spychalska
COUNTRY: Polska
SOCIAL MEDIA: www.facebook.com/hankakc
TITLE: Ara macao
TECHNIQUE: Coloured pencils
YEAR: 2015
PUBLISHED: No
DESCRIPTION: The scarlet macaw (Ara macao) is a large, red, yellow and blue South American parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots called macaws. It is native to humid evergreen forests of tropical South America. Range extends from extreme south-eastern Mexico to Amazonian PeruBoliviaVenezuela and Brazil in lowlands up to 500 m (1,640 ft) (at least formerly) up to 1,000 m (3,281 ft). It has suffered from local extinctionthrough habitat destruction and capture for the parrot trade, but locally it remains fairly common. Formerly it ranged north to southern Tamaulipas. It can still be found on the island of Coiba. It is the national bird of Honduras.
CATEGORY: Professional
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS: No