Military macaw for sale
Military macaw for sale,although the Military Macaw isn’t quite as brilliant in its mixture of colors as those found on many of the other large Macaws, it’s a very impressive parrot in its own right. This is a favorite Macaw to keep as a pet because of its social and affectionate demeanor, and being very intelligent, it is readily trainable. The Military Macaw makes an excellent show bird and is often used as an entertainer and to educate people about birds.
The Military Macaw is very similar to the Buffon’s Macaw, but it is a bit smaller and a brighter green. P. J. Selby, in the early 19th century, referred to this bird as the “Great Green Macaw”. He describes the Military Macaw’s color as being a “fine and lively green”. Today however, the name Great Green Macaw is more commonly associated with the Buffon’s Macaw.
All three of these have only slight differences in appearance, they vary primarily in the regions from where they originate.
A Military Macaw that is given good interaction and attention from its keeper can become quite tame and friendly. Like all Macaws, the Military Macaw is quite inquisitive and intelligent. They are considered to be fair talkers and are excellent at learning tricks. They are a superb choice for a show bird. “Kippit” shown in the picture above is a five month old Military Macaw. He is a juvenile that has been well socialized with lots of people. He is alert and playful, and always enjoys interacting and getting treats.
Temperament of military macaw for sale
The military macaw is a good-natured bird who is easily tamed with the right care and socialization. In the wild, they are rarely alone, living in pairs or flocks of 10 to 20 birds, and they’ll bring this instinct into their home with humans. Though some can prefer one person—or even men or women—socializing them with a variety of people will help the bird be friendly to a variety of people.
These birds can be quite affectionate with the right owner, though they can be cranky at times as well. They’re known to be nippy if they’re not happy or well trained. It’s an attribute common in macaws and many owners find that their bird’s mood often reflects their own.
They can also become a “watch bird” of sorts, letting you know when something’s not right around the house. For instance, they might tell you when a stranger is at the door. Military macaws do like routine, whether it’s knowing when you’re expected home or that it’s dinner time.
Feeding Military Macaws
Military macaws feast on seeds, berries, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. Pet military macaws should eat a similar diet made up of a high-quality seed or pellet mix and plenty of fresh bird-safe fruits and vegetables.
Macaw owners often find that their bird likes to join them for dinner. It’s okay to feed them nutritious “people food” on occasion, including small amounts of protein like chicken. If it’s healthy, natural, and generally considered “good for you,” it should be good for your bird as well. The exception is avocado and chocolate, which are toxic to birds.