Harlequin Macaw

Harley the Harlequin Macaw at Wingham Wildlife Park

Harlequin Macaw Natural History


This macaw reaches lengths of 86 cm.

Habitat and Distribution

This bird does not have a natural distribution because they are bred in captivity.


This bird can live for over 50 years.


This macaws diet is made up of a mixture of different fruits, seeds and nuts.

Groups and Breeding

People rarely breed hybrids with one another however when they do, or when these birds are produced by crossing the two original species, 2 to 3 eggs are generally produced, which hatch out after around 28 days.


This bird has no threats in the wild where it has no natural population.

Interesting Facts

This species is a hybrid between the blue and gold macaw and the green winged macaw.

The Harlequin Macaw During your Day Out in Kent

Our harlequin macaw can be seen living with our other macaws opposite the ring-tailed lemur enclosure.