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Scarlet Macaw
Ara macao (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Ara

Scientific:
  Ara macao

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.96

Protonym:
  Psittacus Macao

Avibase ID:
  5B015EDA14786E2D

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177665

Geographic range:

  • Ara macao macao: Costa Rica to Colombia, the Guianas, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia
  • Ara macao cyanopterus: SE Mexico to Nicaragua
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Scarlet Macaw
Czech:
  ara arakanga
German:
  Scharlachara
Danish:
  Lyserød Ara
Spanish:
  Guacamayo Macao
Finnish:
  puna-ara
French:
  Ara rouge
Icelandic:
  Scarlet Macaw
Italian:
  Ara scarlatta
Japanese:
  kongouinko
Japanese:
  コンゴウインコ
Dutch:
  Geelvleugelara
Norwegian:
  Gulvingerødara
Polish:
  ara zóltoskrzydla
Portuguese:
  Arara-canga
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Araracanga
Russian:
  Красный ара
Slovak:
  ara arakanga
Swedish:
  röd ara
Chinese:
  金刚鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Ara rouge ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Ara rouge ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Ara macao [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Ara macao [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Scarlet Macaw ( Ara macao) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ara macao [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ara macao [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ara [macao or chloropterus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Guacamai roig d'ales grogues, Guacamai vermell
Czech: Ara arakanga
Danish: Lyserød Ara
German: Arakanga, Hellroter ara, HellroterAra, Scharlachara
English: Red-and-yellow Macaw, Red-breasted Macaw, Red-yellow-and-blue Macaw, Scarled macaw, Scarlet Macaw
Spanish: Guacamaya Macao, Guacamaya Roja, Guacamayo Macao, Guacamayo Rojo, Guacamayo Rosado, Guara roja, Guara Roja = AVE NACIONAL, Lapa Roja
Spanish (Colombia): Guacamaya bandera, Guacamaya Macao
Spanish (Costa Rica): Guacamayo rojo, Lapa Roja
Spanish (Spain): Guacamayo Macao
Spanish (Honduras): Guara roja, Guara Roja = AVE NACIONAL
Spanish (Mexico): Guacamaya Roja
Spanish (Nicaragua): Guacamayo Rojo
Spanish (Panama): Guacamaya Roja
Spanish (Peru): Guacamayo Escarlata
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Guacamayo Rojo
Spanish (Venezuela): Guacamayo Bandera
Estonian: puna-aara (makao)
Finnish: Puna-ara
French: Ara macao, Ara rouge
Irish: Macá scarlóideach
Hungarian: sárgaszárnyú ara
Italian: Ara rossa e gialla, Ara scarlatta
Japanese: kongouinko
Japanese: コンゴウインコ
Latin: Ara macao, Psittacus Macao
Lithuanian: Raudonoji ara
Dutch: Geelvleugelara, Macao
Norwegian: Gulvingerødara, Lyserød ara
Polish: ara zóltoskrzydla, Ara żółtoskrzydła
Portuguese: arara-boliviana, Araracanga, Arara-canga, arara-macau, arara-piranga, arara-vermelha, arara-vermelha-pequena, macau
Portuguese (Brazil): Arara Piranga, arara-boliviana, Araracanga, arara-canga, arara-macau, arara-piranga, arara-vermelha, arara-vermelha-pequena, macau
Portuguese (Portugal): Araracanga
Russian: Красный ара
Slovak: Ara arakanga
Serbian: Crvena ara
Swedish: Ljusröd ara, Röd ara
Turkish: Karmen Rengi Ara
Chinese: 金刚鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 緋紅麥鷍

 

         

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