Anodorhynchus leari

Family : Psittacidae

Anodorhynchus leari, Lear's macaw, Indigo macaw, Psittacidae

The Lear’s macaw or Indigo macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) is a rare and wonderful parrot living in a very limited are of the prairies of eastern Brazil. It is a big bird up to 75 cm long. The particular colour of the livery renders it very similar to the congener Hyacinthine macaw (Adonorhynchus hyacinthinus) considered as the biggest parrot in the world. With just a thousand of specimens, thr Anodorhynchus leari is highly endangered species © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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