One of the larger Macaws, with an adult length up to 34” and a wing span of up to 45”. They can weigh over 2 pounds. They usually have a yellowish- to orangish- red on the chest and some on the back. The top of the head and wings are blue-green.
The Catalina Macaw is a first generation hybrid macaw. It is a cross between a Blue and Gold Macaw (ara ararauna), and a Scarlet Macaw (ara macao). Hybrid macaws are mostly bred in captivity and are rarely found in the wild.
Can become very tame and playful birds. Require a lot of attention or can become destructive. Parrots must be provided with wood and other chewable material to keep beaks in good condition, and to maintain good mental health.