Hi I have a semi tame military macaw called Lyla. DNA'D and has all relevant paperwork and she turn 2 years old in July 2022. Removing due to moving no fault of her own.
She's semi tame but you have to earn her trust. She has experience with being out and about on a lead and also is a bird who has lived uncaged for around 18 months. She enjoys a mix of nuts and fruit and veg. She can at times be boisterous but hasnt actually ever bitten anyone. She's also quite hormonal at the moment so have prevent stoking and petting her (inappropriatly) as she can get frustrated by this. She also is stubborn but defiantly can win her trust over time. She is extremely loving on her terms and a right character. Unfortunately she doesn't come with a cage.
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