- Large size (15.6" - 19"), where about half the length is the long tail
- Mostly green in color
- Patches of red and blue on wings
- Yellow eye surrounded by bare face
- Bluish crown with darker forehead (this is the chestnut front in the right light)
The Chestnut-fronted Macaw is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 996.