Ara ambiguus NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.The great green macaw ( Ara ambiguus ), also known as Buffon’s macaw or the great military macaw, is a Central and South American parrot found in Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. The great green macaw, also known as Buffon’s macaw or the great military macaw, is a Central and South American parrot found in Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. Two allopatric subspecies are recognized; the nominate subspecies, Ara ambiguus ssp. ambiguus, occurs from Honduras to Colombia, while Ara ambiguus ssp. guayaquilensis appears to be endemic to remnants of dry forests on the southern Pacific coast of Ecuador. The nominate subspecies lives in the canopy of wet tropical forests and in Costa Rica is usually associated with the almendro tree, Dipteryx oleifera.
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Endangered||11/02/2015||Foreign (Headquarters)||Wherever found|
|10/02/2015||80 FR 59975 60021||Two Foreign Macaw Species; Final rule.|
|02/21/2013||78 FR 12011 12012||Listing Three Foreign Macaw Species; Proposed rule; reopening of comment periods.|
|07/06/2012||77 FR 40171 40219||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Two Foreign Macaw Species|
|07/14/2009||74 FR 33957 33960||90-Day Finding on a Petition to List 14 Parrot Species as Threatened or Endangered|