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Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as the Blue-and-Gold Macaw, is a large blue (top parts) and yellow (under parts) South American parrot, a member of the large group of Neotropical parrots known as macaws. It inhabits forest (especially varzea, but also in open sections of terra firme (non-flooded forest)) and woodland of tropical South America. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Ara

Scientific:
  Ara ararauna

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.96

Protonym:
  Psittacus Ararauna

Avibase ID:
  18AEC3532537ACCB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/18AEC353

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177661

Geographic range:

  • Ara ararauna: Tropical e Panama to e Peru, n Bolivia, Paraguay and e Brazil
English:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Czech:
ara ararauna
German:
Gelbbrustara
Danish:
Blågul Ara
Spanish:
Guacamayo azuliamarillo
Finnish:
sinikelta-ara
French:
Ara bleu
Italian:
Ara gialloblu
Japanese:
rurikongouinko
Japanese:
ルリコンゴウインコ
Dutch:
Blauw-gele Ara
Norwegian:
Blågulara
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blågulara
Polish:
ara ararauna
Portuguese:
Arara-canindé
Portuguese (Brazil):
Arara-canindé
Russian:
Сине-жёлтый ара
Slovak:
ara modro-žltá
Swedish:
blågul ara
Ukrainian:
Араурана
Chinese:
琉璃金刚鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ara bleu ( Ara ararauna)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ara bleu ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 1st edition:
Blue and Yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue and Yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 2015:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 2016:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 2017:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
eBird version 2018:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue & Yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue & Yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
James Lee Peters:
Ara ararauna
James Lee Peters (original):
Ara ararauna
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ara ararauna
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue-and-yellow Macaw ( Ara ararauna)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ara ararauna
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ara ararauna

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Arawak: Karará
Catalan: Guacamai ararauna, Guacamai blau
Carib: Kalalawa
Czech: Ara ararauna
Danish: Blågul Ara
German: Ararauna, Gelbbrustara
Aukan: Dyaba
Emerillon: Alalawa
English: Blue & Yellow Macaw, Blue and yellow Macaw, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Blue-yellow Macaw
English (IOC): Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Spanish: Guacamaya Azuliamarilla, Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo, Guacamayo Azulamarillo, Guacamayo azuliamarillo, Guacamayo Canindé, Papagayo amarillo, Paraba azul amarillo
Spanish (Argentine): Guacamayo azuliamarillo, Guacamayo Canindé
Spanish (Bolivia): Paraba azul amarillo
Spanish (Colombia): Guacamaya azul y amarilla, Guacamaya Azuliamarilla
Spanish (Ecuador): Guacamayo Azuliamarillo
Spanish (Spain): Guacamayo Azuliamarillo
Spanish (HBW): Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Spanish (Panama): Guacamaya Azul y Amarilla
Spanish (Peru): Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Guacamayo Azuliamarillo
Spanish (Paraguay): Papagayo amarillo
Spanish (Venezuela): Guacamaya Azul y Amarilla, Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo
Estonian: ararauna (lasuuraara)
Finnish: Ararauna, sinikelta-ara, sinikelta-ara (ararauna)
French: Ara ararauna, Ara bleu, Ara bleu et jaune, Ara bleu et or
Guianese Creole French: Ara-blè
Irish: Macá buíghorm
Guarani: Ararakâng, Gua'a sa'yju, Gua'a-sa'yju, Kaninde
Hungarian: sárga-kék ara
Italian: Ara ararauna, Ara gialloblu
Japanese: rurikongouinko
Japanese: ルリコンゴウインコ
Karipúna Creole French: Ara-bleau
Scientific: Ara ararauna, Psittacus Ararauna
Lithuanian: Geltonkrūtė ara
Ndyuka-trio Pidgin: Dyabaa
Dutch: Blauwgele Ara, Blauw-gele Ara
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blågulara
Norwegian: Blågul ara, Blågulara
Wayampi: Kasawa
Palikúr: Ararua
Polish: (ara) ararauna, ara ararauna, ararauna, Arauna zwyczajna
Portuguese: arara-amarela, arara-azul, Arara-canindé, arara-de-barriga-amarela, araraí, ararauna, arari, Canindé
Portuguese (Brazil): arara-amarela, arara-azul, arara-caninde, Arara-Canindé, arara-de-barriga-amarela, araraí, ararauna, arari, canindé
Portuguese (Portugal): Arara-canindé
Russian: Синежелтый Ара, Синежёлтый ара, Сине-жёлтый ара
Slovak: Ara modrožltá, ara modro-žltá
Serbian: Ararauna
Saramaccan: Tájábóíbóí-alalá, Wallonan
Sranan: Tyambarafru
Swedish: Blågul ara
Turkish: Mavi Ara
Ukrainian: Араурана
Wayana: Alalawa
Chinese: 琉璃金刚鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 藍黃麥鷍

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