Sadly, due to illegal capture and habitat loss, the hyacinth macaw is classified as a vulnerable species on the conservation status spectrum. Thankfully, the hyacinth macaw is protected by multiple laws in many of the regions it’s endemic too, and long-term conservation initiatives have been put in place to help their population numbers stabilize. Similarly, hyacinth macaws tend to respond well to captivity, and zoos and sanctuaries have proved effective in bolstering their overall numbers.
- Recommended Age: 3
- Size in cm: 10.3 L x 4.3 W x 4.3 H
- Size in in: 4.06 L x 1.69 W x 1.69 H
Due to trapping and trade issues, the Hyacinth Macaw is now on the Endangered Species list. Several efforts are ongoing in an attempt to preserve this breed. Trade is being heavily regulated and imports of these birds to other countries are being monitored.