Taxon profile


Cuban Macaw
Ara tricolor (Bechstein, 1811)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Psittaciformes - parrots »  family Psittacidae - African and New World parrots »  genus Ara - ara

Scientific synonyms

Psittacula tricolor Bechstein, 1811
Ara tricolor tricolor Bechstein, 1811
Ara tricolor cubensis Wetherbe, 1985
Ara cubensis Wetherbe, 1985
Ara tricolor haitius Hoppe, 1983
Sittace lichtensteini Wagler, 1856

Other names

= Cuban Red Macaw
= Hispaniolan Macaw

Extinct EX


Ara tricolor - Cuban Macaw

Author: John Gerrard Keulemans

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Ara tricolor]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22724513]

Bird Life [] [as Ara tricolor Bechstein, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Ara tricolor (Bechstein, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Ara tricolor Bechstein, 1811]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ara tricolor]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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extinct taxon

species extinct in area described by check-list