Ara erythrura Rothschild, 1907:53

Red-tailed Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Satin macaw



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ara erythrurus Rothschild, 1907:53


Conservation Status

A hypothetical species



West Indies


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild. (1907). Extinct birds: an attempt to write in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times, that is within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction. London: Hutchinson & Co. XXIX + 243 pp. [p. 54, pl. 15]


Other references:

Greenway, James C. (1958). Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World. American Committee for International Wild Life Protection Special Publication, 13: x + 518 pages, 86 figures, 1 appendix.

de Rochefort. (1658). Histoire naturelle & morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique. [p. 154]

Williams, Mathew I. and Steadman, David W. (2001). The historic and prehistoric distribution of parrots (Psittacidae) in the West Indies, pp. 175-189. In: Woods, Charles A. and Sergile, Florence E. (eds.). Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives, 2nd ed. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.


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