Camelot macaws are a second generation hybrid macaw, this means one of its parents is an original specie macaw and the second parent was a hybrid
- 1st generation – Scarlet Macaw crossed with a Blue and Gold Macaw = Catalina Macaw
- 2nd generation – Scarlet Macaw crossed with a Catalina Macaw = Camelot Macaw
The Camelot Macaw has a lot of Scarlet Macaw in it from its parentage. The Scarlet Macaw, the best known South American parrot for over 100 years, is one of the most popular macaws frequently described as “beautiful and striking”. The Camelot inherits all that beautiful coloring and more
Because hybrid macaws are a mixture of more than one type of macaw, the offspring are influenced by the traits and characteristics of both of its parents. Father’s have the dominant gene, so this will generally influence the offspring’s coloration and overall appearance. However the behavior and temperament are more unpredictable.
Camelot Macaws are among the most colorful of the Macaws. Their beautiful red coloration comes from the Scarlet Macaw portion of their parentage. They are a full size Macaw and are highly intelligent and inquisitive. They can learn to talk with a general vocabulary of about 15 or more words or expressions.
Hybrids are usually bred for color rather than personality, so their characteristics can be uncertain. A Camelot needs good socialization and a firm consistent hand in training, especially it matures.
Social Behaviors of Camelot Macaws
They are a typical macaw. Can be cranky at times and may even be a one person bird or only like men or women unless well socialized. To have a well rounded bird that enjoys more than one person, make sure it is well socialized with lots of folk.
The Camelot Macaw is a popular hybrid that has been successfully bred for many years. It is the most common second generation hybrid macaws seen today. Finding these beautiful macaws for sale is easier than some of the less commonly bred hybrids.