Macaw types range dramatically in size; with the most important being the Hyacinth Macaw whose wingspan can reach a powerful 42″ to the littlest being the Red-shouldered Macaw, similar in size to a number of the larger Aratinga Conures. Visually it appears to be the largest parrot in the world. Its feathers are entirely blue lighter above. The large Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus is a majestic beauty. Median life expectancy: Up to 80 years. Famous for aggressive activities. A large stainless steel bird cage should be purchased. document.write('