7 Amazing Macaw Facts

They chew a lot

1

Macaws chew on about anything, just like some dogs but one that can fly. Ensure you provide lots of chew toys for this bird.

They are Loud

2

Macaws are extremely loud and use screams and squawks for communication. You need to pay attention to what they say.

They Fly Fast

3

Macaws can reach flying speeds of up to 40 Mph or 64 Kph They can go for flights of up to 15 miles a day in search of food.

Can be Territorial

4

Although they are friendly, Macaws can get territorial or dominant towards other pets at home. 

Macaws are different

5

No two Macaws are the same. Each bird has a unique facial pattern and other features that make them different.

Eye color can change

6

The color on Macaws' eyes change over their lifetime. They start as dark gray of black, gain more color, turn brownish and finally yellow.

Have Bone tongues

7

Macaws have a unique feature, their tongues have bones. These tongues are also hard and scaly externally to help get the most of what they eat.

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