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Tico the Blue and Gold Macaw


Tico was rehomed to Alveus as the previous sanctuary’s owner was retiring,

She is an ambassador for how the pet trade has affected her parrot species and many others around the world.


Blue and Gold Macaw

Ara ararauna (Birds)

Conservation Status

IUCN: Least Concern with decreasing population trend

Native To

South America (tropical rainforests)

Date of Birth




Arrived at Alveus

April 2021


Parrot Aviary

Animal Quest #9: Blue and Gold Macaw Edition

Learn more about Tico on Animal Quest

Tico's Highlights

Training With Tico And Kayla

Tico Dancing With Kayla

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