Re: Is this bird a Catalina or a Scarlet?
Posted by Darrel on 11/20/08
Good chance the bird could be a multi-generation catalina, or
camelot (catalina bred back to a scarlet). Telling tale of
wether its full scarlet or not are if it has facial feathers.
Scarlets do NOT, hybrids usually will.
On 11/09/08, Judy wrote:
> On 9/04/08, Jennifer wrote:
>> I bought a macaw from a lady who knows nothing about
>> what I was told is that he is a Catalina Macaw who is
>> almost 2 years old. I don't think this bird is a Catalina
>> think the bird is a scarlet. His name is Bubba. Here are
>> some weird little markings he has. His head is red but on
>> his neck he has little yellow tips on his feathers. The
>> tips of his wings are red with yellow bands around his
>> wings and are tiped with green then light blue and dark
>> blue. I am not really sure if this bird is a catalina or a
>> scarlet with different markings. Could it maybe be a Ruby
>> macaw?? I will post some pictures later.
> Hi Jennifer;
> If you go to this site:
> It is a macaw chat - and - if you post your picture on
> there - there will be many that will welcome your post as
> well as help you in distinguishing what breed of Macaw you
> Looking forward to seeing your post & picture of your baby
> real soon. Remember scarlet's don't have any red feathers on
> their face. As a matter of fact it looks like they don't
> have any hair on their face.