Taxon profile


Hispaniolan Macaw
Ara tricolor Bechstein, 1811

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

Scientific synonyms

Psittacula tricolor Bechstein, 1811

Other names

= Cuban Macaw
= Cuban Red Macaw



Ara tricolor - Hispaniolan Macaw

Author: John Gerrard Keulemans

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

recently extinct taxon

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

Fossil taxa

subspecies Ara tricolor cubensis Wetherbe, 1985 - Cuban Macaw
subspecies Ara tricolor tricolor Bechstein, 1811

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.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Ara tricolor (Bechstein, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2017
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