Hahns Macaw - Quick Facts

On: 28 May 2018 

Quick Facts:

  • Scientific name: Diopsittaca nobilis
  • Common name: Hahns Macaw
  • Country of Origin: South America
  • Conservation status: Least concern (population stable) as listed by IUCN.
  • Average Life Span: 30-50 years
  • Size: 30 - 35cm long and at least1 50g (adult)
  • Minimum cage size:  Minimum of 80cm wide and 90cm high (recommend AviOne 604X2)
  • Diet: 80-90% Fruit and Quality pellets; 10-20% Seed blend
  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Temperament: Peaceful

The Hahn's Macaw (subspecies of the red-shouldered macaw), is a one of the smaller parrots and is a beautiful green colour.  The name Hahn's came from a German zoologist named Carl-Wilhelm Hahn. The Hahn's Macaw can be distinguished by a black upper mandible.