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Spix's Macaw

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This magnificent bird is now extinct in the wild. To see the Spix's Macaw, you must go to a zoo.
  Attentive Spix's Macaw
 
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Description

Latin Name: Cyanopsitta spixii Conservation Status: Extinct in the Wild
Distribution: Brazil (Originally)  
 

The colouration of Spix's Macaw is blue-grey, with light grey feathers around their beak, and light blue feathers on their heads. They have long wings, and a long tail. The last wild release of the Spix's Macaw was in 1995, and she disappeared 7 weeks later. The last known male to be living in the wild is estimated to have died in 2000.

 

 

 

         
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