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Le Ara mara cana Tapire Pl. 10

$ 5,600.00

Jacques Barraband (1767-1809)

Le Ara mara cana Tapire Pl. 10

From: Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets

Paris 1801-5

Engraving with original hand color

Paper Dimension: 14 x 21

The blue-winged macaw (Primolius maracana), in aviculture more commonly known as Illiger's macaw, is a species of macaw found in central and eastern South America. It has a moderately-sized black bill, a long tail and a mainly green plumage. The upperside of the remiges and primary coverts are blue, as indicated by its common name. The tail-tip, crown and cheeks are bluish, and the tail-base is red, along with red patches over most of it's body.