in mind also, that large macaws can be very noisy, especially when
reaching breeding maturity (8-10 years approx.). They have excellent
mimicking ability, but don't generally learn more than a few phrases.
If you have time to devote to this parrot they are wonderful,
beautiful and very graceful birds that will shower you with love.
distinction between the two sexes is not normally possible, but
some cocks may have broader heads than the hens. Both sexes make
excellent pet parrots and by the age of three still seem to be getting
more loveable by the day. They will often follow their owners around
We have experienced a fully fledged Blue and Gold Macaw fly around
a large living room gracefully missing all the obstacles. Often
Macaws living in captivity will never fly and it has been reported
that even 30 year old parrots had never flown!
one of these large parrots sharing your home do remember you can
not be house proud.