Hahns Macaw for sale
Hahns Macaw for sale,The Hahn’s Macaw is the smallest of all the macaws, and is the tiniest of the three Red-shouldered Macaw subspecies. The name Red-shouldered Macaw is a common name associated with all three of the Diopsittaca nobilis subspecies. Like the other mini macaw parrots, these macaws have predominantly green bodies. They have a blue crown and a tinge of blue on the lower edge of the wing. The bends of the wing are clearly marked with red, and thus the alternate name of Red-shoulder Macaw. They have a naked white patch around the eye, but unlike like the patch on the larger macaws, it does not extend down into the cheek. Their eyes are a dark orange.
The Hahn’s Macaw is not only the smallest of the macaw species, but is the smallest member of the Red-shouldered Macaw group. It is a very tiny macaw reaching only about 12″ (30 cm) in total length. The other two subspecies, the Noble Macaw D. n. cumanensis (previously A. n. cumanensis) and the Long-winged Macaw D. n. longipennis (previously A. n. longipennis) are slightly larger, reaching about 13″-14″ (31-33 cm).
A hand raised Hahn’s Macaw parrot or a red shouldered macaw is an ideal bird for a beginner. They are small and easy to handle, and are very social birds with a friendly and comical nature. They will breed readily both as a single pair or when kept in a group. The Hahn’s Macaw is an all around good choice for the inexperienced person who wants a larger parrot.
Care and feeding of Hahns Macaw for sale
The Hahn’s Macaw, as well as the other two subspecies of Red-shouldered Macaw, feed on a variety of seeds, berries, fruits, nuts, and blossoms.All three are a secondary scrubby growth, with the first two growing in abandoned canefields.
For the Hahn’s Macaw care and feeding in captivity, there are name brand commercially prepared Macaw seed or pellet mixes. They can also eat anything nutritious that you eat and these foods should be offered. Most parrots enjoy eating with their family. They may also eat some protein in the wild, and they do like chicken. Avocado and chocolate are toxic to parrots.
Social Behaviors of Hahns Macaws
Hahns Macaw, as well as the other two subspecies of Red-shouldered Macaws, are very social birds. and are generally seen in small groups in trees, or in flocks when in flight. In captivity, these birds are lovable, friendly, and intelligent. They are also fun little clowns. They love to play around and can be quite mischievous.
The Hahn’s Macaw can become a very good pet for someone who wants to experience the macaw, but wants a smaller bird. These mini macaws are very social and friendly, and can be a good family type bird. They are intelligent and eager for attention and play. With a good disposition and responding well to handling and training, they are ideal for the beginner.
Macaws do tend to mirror your moods. If you are agitated they can become agitated, but when you are happy and loving, well so is your pet. To have a well-rounded bird that enjoys more than one person, make sure it is well socialized with lots of folks.