Blue-throated Macaw

While you won’t see these birds on your visit to the Zoo, they are an important part of our collection. We are the only Zoo that parent-raises these critically endangered birds!


  • Scientific Name: Ara glaucogularis
  • Range: Northern and central South America
  • Status in the Wild: Critically Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Front plaza near Macaw Cafe
  • Cool Animal Fact: In the wild, this species competes for nests with the more common blue and gold macaw.