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Re: Is this bird a Scarlet or a Catalina

Posted by GreyLady on 9/06/08
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    On 9/04/08, Jennifer wrote:
    > I bought a macaw from a lady who knows nothing about birds.
    > 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 I
    > 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.
    >

    I sent you an email but here are some links that might help.
    Scarlet Pictures:

    http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/scarlet-macaw.html

    Harlequin pics:

    http://animal-world.com/encyclo/birds/macaws/harlequin.php

    Catalina pics:

    http://www.petparrot.com/Catalina.htm