The Scarlet Macaw (Scientific name - Ara macao) is a large colourful South American parrot. They range from south-eastern Mexico into Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia and Amazonian Peru. They are the largest species of parrots in the world. They have a creamy white face and large white beak. Their plumage is mainly red with blue and yellow feathers along the wings. They have long red tail feathers. They are the national bird of Honduras. Photos were taken in March 2016 in Aranjues, Costa Rica.