SPECIES

Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii Scientific name definitions

Christopher J. Sharpe, Guy M. Kirwan, Nigel Collar, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Version: 2.1 — Published June 27, 2022

Photos from this Account

Adult dorsal view.

Pale greenish blue crown and light gray cheeks to ear-coverts, shading to the blue of the rest of the plumage; wings and tail are darker blue.

Adult lateral view.
Adult showing head detail.
Immatures showing head detail.

Macaulay Library Photos for Spix's Macaw

Top-rated photos submitted to the Macaulay Library via eBird. Note: Our content editors have not confirmed the species identification for these photos.

Recommended Citation

Sharpe, C. J., G. M. Kirwan, N. Collar, and P. F. D. Boesman (2022). Spix's Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii), version 2.1. In Birds of the World (G. M. Kirwan, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.spimac1.02.1