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Ara militaris (Military Macaw)

Synonyms: Ara milstaris
Language: Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is a large parrot and a medium-sized member of the macaw genus. Though considered vulnerable as a wild species, it is still commonly found in the pet trade industry. A predominantly green bird, it is found in the forests of Mexico, Brazil, Boliva, South America
View Wikipedia Record: Ara militaris

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
40
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.66025
EDGE Score: 2.92536

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  2.50 lbs (1.13 kg)
Clutch Size [2]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  46 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Bolivian Yungas Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Cordillera La Costa montane forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Dry Chaco Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Jalisco dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peruvian Yungas Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sinaloan dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sinú Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Pacific dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Madidi National Park II 3194501 Bolivia  
Megantoni National Sanctuary 536005 Cusco, Peru  
Morrocoy National Park 63672 Venezuela  
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier National Park 218030 Venezuela  
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve   Honduras        
Reserva de la Biosfera El Cielo Biosphere Reserve 353161 Mexico  
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Manantlan Biosphere Reserve VI 346925 Coahuila, Mexico  
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  
Reserva de la Michilia Biosphere Reserve VI 23405 Durango, Mexico  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Abra Patricia: Alto Mayo Peru A1, A2, A3
Cerro Pintado Colombia A1, A2, A3
Cordillera de Colán Peru A1, A2, A3
Cordillera de Huacamayos-San Isidro-Sierra Azul Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Cordillera de Kutukú Ecuador A1, A2
Cuchilla de San Lorenzo Colombia A1, A2, A3  
Eco-parque Los Besotes Colombia A1, A2, A3
Itiyuro-Tuyunti Argentina A1, A2, A3
Manu Peru A1, A2, A3
Moyobamba Peru A1, A2
Parque Nacional El Ávila Venezuela A1, A2, A3  
Parque Nacional Guatopo Venezuela A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier Venezuela A1, A2, A3  
Parque Nacional Morrocoy Venezuela A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Natural Cueva de los Guácharos Colombia A1, A2
Parque Nacional Natural Las Orquídeas Colombia A1
Parque Nacional Natural Macuira Colombia A1, A2, A3  
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona Colombia A1, A2, A3  
Parque Nacional Perijá Venezuela A1, A2, A3, A4ii
Parque Nacional Sangay Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo Galeras Ecuador A1, A2
Río Seco Argentina A1, A2
Refugio de Fauna Silvestre Cuare Venezuela A1, A2, A3, A4i
Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca Ecuador A1, A2, A3
Reserva Ecológica Cofán-Bermejo Ecuador A1, A2
Reserva El Oso Colombia A1
Serranía de Aguarague Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Serranía de los Churumbelos Colombia A1, A2, A3
Valle de San Salvador Colombia A1, A2, A3  
Valle del Río Frío Colombia A1, A2, A3
Yungas Inferiores de Amboró Bolivia A1, A2
Yungas Inferiores de Carrasco Bolivia A1, A2
Yungas Inferiores de Madidi Bolivia A1, A2, A3
Yungas Superiores de Apolobamba Bolivia A1, A2, A3, A4i
Zona Protectora San Rafael de Guasare Venezuela A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
 mexicana
African Safari
 boliviana
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Albuquerque Biological Park
Alexandria Zoological Park
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstanmexicana
America's Teaching Zoo
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Ardastra Gardens & Conserv. Centre
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museummexicana
Artis Zoomexicana
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
 mexicana
Audubon Zoo
Barranquilla Zoo
Binder Park Zoo
Biodome de Montreal
Bird Park Marlow
Birdland Park & Gardens
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Caldwell Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
Columbian Park Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Cougar Mountain Zoological Park
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dept. of National Zoological Gardens
Dierenpark Wisselmexicana
Disney's Animal Kingdom
DSI Givskud Zoomexicana
El Paso Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Flamingo Land LTD
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Guadalajara Zoomexicana
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Happy Hollow Zoo
HeverJardin d'Oiseaux Tropicauxmexicana
IAE - African Safari Wildlife Park
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoomexicana
Jardin Zoologico de Cdad.Buenos Aires
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Jyllands Park Zoo
Kansas City Zoo
Kharkiv Zoo
Kolmardens Djurpark ABmexicana
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Leeds Castle Enterprises Ltd.
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Longleat Safari Park
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantesmexicana
Mesker Park Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodzmexicana
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
 mexicana
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plockmexicana
Mill Mountain Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRLmexicana
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Montgomery Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
 mexicana
Mundomar
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Natural Encounters, Inc.
NEW Zoo
Niabi Zoo
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFTmexicana
Ogrod Zoologiczny im. Stefana Mileramexicana
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opolemexicana
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc des Oiseauxmexicana
Parc Paysager Et Animalier Du Reynou
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosamexicana
Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Parque Zoologico Santa Fe
Patronato del Parque Zoologico de Leon
Reid Park Zoo
Rotterdam Zoomexicana
Safari de Peaugres
 mexicana
Safaripark Beekse Bergen
Saitama Children's Zoo
 boliviana
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Silver Springs Park
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Songkhla Zoo
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
 mexicana
Tautphaus Park Zoo
Terra Natura S.A.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
The Naples Zoo
The Parrot Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardensmilitaris
Thoiry Zoological Park
Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Touroparcmexicana
Turtle Back Zoo
Twycross Zoo
Umgeni River Bird Park
Usti nad Labem Zoo
 mexicana
 militaris
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
 mexicana
Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendaelmexicana
Wildlife World Zoo
Woburn Safari Park
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaineboliviana
 mexicana
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoo de Jurquesmexicana
Zoo de La Flechemexicana
Zoo de Pont-Scorffmexicana
Zoo Decin - Pastyrska Stena
Zoo Dortmund
Zoo of Acadiana
Zoo of Antwerpmexicana
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoological Society of Ireland-Dublin
 mexicana
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka zahrada Ostravamexicana
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesnamexicana
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlavamexicana
Zoologicka zahrada Olomoucmexicana
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzenmexicana
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora
Zoologischer Garten Leipzigmexicana
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.

Range Map

Link to Map
Middle America; South America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011 Out of Africa Wildlife Park