Scarlet macaws are large red, yellow and blue parrots, and are one of the largest of the macaw specie. What distinguishes the scarlet macaw from other macaws is its white face and yellow feathers on its wings. It natural habitat is in the South American rain forests where it is moist and humid. It intelligence and beauty are the reasons why people keep them as pets. The long, thick beak is light on the top and dark black on the bottom. The legs and feet are also black. Body length is approximately 89 cm, with the tail comprising approximately 1/3 – 1/2 of it body. Tail feathers of males may be longer than females. Also, beaks of males may be slightly larger. These macaws are good learners, they can easily be trained to talk, they are very intelligent and confident. These birds can live for 50 – 75 years but their average lifespan is 40 – 50 years.