What species is my parrot? Thank you

by Max

Hi, I have this parrot and I would like to know what species it is. I would like to read more about its species and how to better pet for him.
I comes from a shelter, apparently it was a very abused pet and used to pull out his feathers. He stopped doing that and began to fly again and eat but I would like to know more about him.


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Jun 02, 2011
Yellow Collared Macaw
by: Tracie


They are called Golden-collared macaws and yellow collared macaws.

The yellow collared macaws are said to NOT do well in homes that are noisy or have small children. They have a tendency to be nervous in active environments. Each bird is an individual, however, so hopefully your bird will adjust to whatever home environment you have.

Jun 02, 2011
What species is my parrot? Thank you
by: Linda

Your bird is a yellow collared macaw.

Mini-Macaws are very special, highly intelligent birds, and you are very fortunate to have found this one.

May I also recommend you take your bird to be examined by an Avian Vet as soon as you can because all new birds can have some type of infection and ALL shelter birds will have either parasites, internal/external, infections, and it will take a licensed/trained avian vet to know how to diagnose and treat your bird. This is the best welcome home gift you'll ever give your bird, so do not delay as he may be suffering from physical issues causing him to pull out his feathers.

Thanks for writing and for giving this bird a good, loving home. The Macaws are wonderful, and the Mini-Macaws have the added advantage of being small enough to easily handle. You have been presented with a precious Gift, so please see to it he has everything he needs to have a good, safe, happy life.

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Jun 02, 2011
Parrot species
by: grayparrot

Looks like a golden collared macaw to me.

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