The scarlet macaw can be identified by its colorful tones of bright reds, yellows, whites and blues. It lives off nectar, fruits, nuts and riverbed clay.
Blue and Gold Macaw
The blue and gold macaw has a keen ability to be acrobatic and carry a humorous behavior. Some can even talk.
The Toucan is a brightly colored bird that resides in deep South and Central American rain forests. Thriving off of insects in the interior of the forest, it creates holes inside hollowed-out trees to live and nest.
The Moluccan cockatoo, found in dense areas of rain forest, has a lifespan of around 65 years. It has a distinct feather ruffle on the top of its head, with a white or pale-pink body and light-gray chest.
The great hornbill, identified by the large casque on its head, can be found in the canopies of trees in the tropical rain forests of Asia. Its primary diet is fruit, insects and small reptiles.
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