This is the traffic I usually meet when I am on my way to work in Kabalebo.
One of the benefits of working in a remote area such as Kabalebo is that from time to time you meet some wild life which are also considered as your neighbors. One of those neighbors are the macaws.
Mating season just ended for the macaws and soon they will prepare for the nesting season. So it is possible to meet a lot of traffic along the way: Large and mini macaws on the go. Some will start preparing their nest for the next generation while others are still taking care of their young ones from their previous nesting.
It is known that these birds cover large distances only to find some food. The sky is in the mornings and afternoons often covered with these groups.
Macaws are social birds and are always seen in pairs or groups. Here I spotted a young and an adult Chestnut-fronted macaw resting, right before their long journey back home.
Here I spotted a young and adult Scarlet Macaw also hidden between the dense vegetation. It almost looks like the grown up is keeping an eye out while the young one stays safe between and behind the leaves.
Here you can see how close the macaws are as a family. I took this picture early in the morning. As they are large birds, these macaws only have to keep an eye out for the largest predator (Harpy Eagle). Here you see 2 young and 2 adults Red-and-Green Macaws allopreening each other. Another nice detail to add, is that a Channel-billed toucan was also nearby, but wasn't bothered at all by their presence.
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