Amazon Rainforest Birds Facts

Amazon Hyacinth Macaw
Hyacinth Macaw


The Amazon Rainforest is where some 3,800 species are found, 1,300 of which are birds species. When one thinks of the typical rainforest bird, it is usually the iconic Toucan, with its colorful bill and unique look. However, Macaws, Parrots, Hummingbirds, Harpy Eagles and many other popular birds live there as well.

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For both kids and adults who are looking for interesting facts on Amazon rainforest birds, the information below also explains why deforestation is a threat to the birds and what some of the birds special adaptations are.

Amazon Rainforest Bird General Facts

Amazon Rainforest Bird Adaptation Facts