Cuban Macaw Ara tricolor


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Forshaw, J. M.; Cooper, W. T. 1989. Parrots of the world. Blandford Press, London.

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Moreno, A. 1992. Uber den am Ende des 19 Jahrhunderts aus gestorbenen en Kuba-Ara (Ara cubensis). Bongo 20: 65-68.

Olson, S. L. 2005. Refutation of the historical evidence for a Hispaniolan Macaw (Aves: Psittacidae: Ara). Caribbean Journal of Science 41: 319-323.

Olson, S. L.; Suárez, W. 2008. A fossil cranium of the Cuban Macaw Ara tricolor (Aves: Psittacidae) from Villa Clara Province, Cuba. Caribbean Journal of Science 44(3): 287-290.

Walters, M. 1995. On the status of Ara tricolor Bechstein. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 115: 168-170.

Wetherbee, D. K. 1985. The extinct Cuban and Hispaniolan Macaws (Ara: Psittacidae), and description of a new species Ara cubensis. Caribbean Journal of Science 21: 169-175.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Ara tricolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2021.