Severe Macaw is one of the best parrots in their family. A variety of lovely traits makes them a popular and cherished pet.
Severe Macaws love to chew things and are very strong for their size so plenty of toys of multiple types should be provided to keep them stimulated. If not socialized or stimulated enough Severe Macaws will quickly turn to self-mutilation, and aggressive behaviors.
They need a variety of different sized perches to help exercise and stretch their feet.
Personality wise, these birds are fantastic. Though they have not had hundreds of years of selective breeding to domesticate their personalities which means they still retain much of their natural, and wild behaviors. Severe Macaws still make fantastic pets if handfed and well socialized at a young age.
Severe Macaws live up to 50 years, but some are living up to 85 years due to better care available for companion birds today. Thought, and consideration should go into the purchasing of a companion bird because these are lifetime companions.
What do severe macaws eat? They eat a variety of seeds, nuts, fruits, and commercial pellets, as well as the same nutritional foods humans eat.
Where are severe macaws from? Severe Macaws are native to South America. These parrots can be found in Panama, Brazil, and Bolivia.