Hyacinth macaw or the hyacinthine macaw is consider to be the largest parrot and the largest parrot specie in the world. The entire body of this bird is blue, it has strong yellow ring around it eyes, and grey feathers on it neck. This bird is the longest and largest parrot because it is 1m long, weighs 2.7kg, long pointed tail, and each of it wings is 38.8cm-42.5cm long. This specie lives in central and eastern South America. Most of the hyacinth macaw food is Brazil nuts from native palms such as bocaiuva palms and acuri, fruits, vegetables, and they have strong beak for eating seeds and hard nuts. These birds travel long distances in search of ripe foods.The jaw of this bird is very strong, which gives it the strength to open the hardest nuts in the wild.
Hyacinth macaw constructs their nests in tree cavities and nesting takes place between July and December. The female usually lays one or two eggs but in most cases, only one chick will fledge from the nest. The eggs will incubate for about a month and the chicks will fledge from the nests around 110 days after hatching but they will still remain dependent to their parents until they are six months old. It takes about seven years for a hyacinth macaw to fully mature and start breeding. Hyacinths are calmer than other macaws, they are gentle giants and very sensitive so you have to be very careful when dealing with them. Hyacinth macaw survives today in three main population in South America