Scarlet Macaw in Prehistoric and Historic Culture


Field drawing from Kiva 9 at Pottery Mound, New Mexico; ca. A.D. 1300-1450. Hibben, 1975

  Scarlet Macaws in Prehistoric & Historic Cultures

The scarlet macaw has a territorial range of  6,700,000 km though fragmented. Undoubtedly this majestic bird has had and continues to have a fundamental relationship with numerous cultures. The Agency for Education is dedicated to providing the public information on the scarlet macaw in various cultural contexts. Scholarly papers, books, images, independent research, will be included.

Mayan shell parrot and ik window

Mayan shell parrot and ik window
Photo: Justin Kerr




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