Latin Name: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
What they look like: Not only is it the largest parrot but it is also one of the prettiest. They have deep blue feathers with distinctive yellow markings near their eyes and black beaks.
- Hyacinth macaws are the largest parrots in the world.
- Their beak pressure is so strong that can easily take apart the bars of a welded wrought iron cage.
- They can be heard up to a kilometre away from here.
What they eat: Palm nuts, seeds and fruit
Habitat: Lightly wooded country and palm savannah
Where they live: Brazil
Threats: Habitat destruction and illegal trapping for their feathers and live bird trade.