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|A military macaw at the |
|Distribution of the 3 subspecies of military macaw|
Psittacus militaris Linnaeus, 1766
The military macaw (Ara militaris) is a large
There are three subspecies, A. m. militaris, A. m. mexicana, and A. m. boliviana. The differences between the subspecies are slight and pertain to minor variations in color and size, generally 70–80 cm (28–31 in), with the militaris subspecies being the smallest and the mexicana being the largest.