Parrots (Psittacidae)

Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis) - HBW 4, p. 420

French: Ara canindé German: Blaukehlara Spanish: Guacamayo Barbazul
Other common names: Caninde/Wagler's Macaw

Taxonomy: Ara glaucogularis Dabbene, 1921, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
Taxonomic status long disputed, largely because species was unknown in wild to ornithologists until very recently; was considered probably an aberrant form of A. ararauna, but the two are now known to occur sympatrically without interbreeding. In past, present species has erroneously been named A. caninde, but this name is probably a synonym of A. ararauna. Monotypic.

Distribution: N Bolivia.