Parrots (Psittacidae)

Blue-winged Macaw (Propyrrhura maracana) - HBW 4, p. 426

French: Ara d'Illiger German: Maracana Spanish: Guacamayo Maracaná
Other common names: Illiger's Macaw

Taxonomy: Macrocercus maracana Vieillot, 1816, Paraguay.
Normally placed in genus Ara (see page 284). Forms superspecies with P. couloni and P. auricollis; sometimes considered conspecific with former. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE, C & SE Brazil, Paraguay and NE Argentina.