Scientific name of blue and gold Macaw is Ara ararauna.
They mostly found in wild areas of panama in Central America, extending into every country of northern South America. Blue and gold macaw love to live in forest near rivers, if it has tall trees. Just lie Spix macaw, their number is also decreasing because of habitat destruction, hunting and trapping. Many young macaws did not survive because most of people trap their parents to sale.
In wild, most of macaws eat variety of seeds, fruits and they love nuts. Each macaw, depending on their size eat nuts, fruits and vegetables. If you have blue and gold macaw in house then you have to feed it once in the morning upn waking and at dusk before it goes to sleep.
Everything about macaws are big, from their voices to their attitude. If you are grooming macaw at home or at shop, then it is your duty to give them at least 2 – 4 hours a day. They require large cages so they can easily fly in cages. They are much intelligent and can speak and perform tricks.
If blue and gold macaw remains healthy, it can live upto 70 years. But normally in wild they can easily survive upto 50 years.
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They are capable of making loud sounds and can be prone to screaming. It is almost impossible to hide this macaw from landlord because they scream much loud. There is no way to make their sound under control.
They are less costly then Scarlet Macaw. Their price ranges to $1200 to $1500. Their average price is $1350.