Matomo-Image-Tracker Psittaciformes - Ara - F1 Hybrids


Caloshua Macaw = Blue & Gold Macaw X Hyacinth Macaw

Scientific Name: The Caloshua Macaw is a first generation hybrid, a cross between: Blue and Gold Macaw Ara ararauna and Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus.

Distribution: ThIs is a captive bred hybrid macaw. Hybrid macaws are rarely found in the wild.

Description: Caloshua Macaws are a pretty blue hybrid with a blue green face and a gold or yellow underside. Both parents of the Caloshua Macaw contribute to the blended colors of their offspring, though the father's have the dominant gene and this will influence their final appearance. Caloshua's are a large full size Macaw.

The Hyacinth Macaw contributes to the the rich blues as well as influencing the overall appearance of the head and size. The Blue and gold Macaw contributes the lighter blues along with the green shades on the head and the gold on the undersides. The skin tones of the Hyacinth are orangish and they are white on the Blue and Gold, giving a whitish or slightly yellowed skin color to the Caloshua.

Size - Weight: A large full sized macaw, they can get over 2 lbs. Lengths up to 106 cm (42 inches).

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