Beautiful, captivating, intelligent, and majestic, opaline-blue mutation macaw are one of the rarest large parrots. These brightly colored beauties have much more to offer than just a pretty face; they are full of personality and comical charm. They are one of the more recognizable birds in the world and are an extraordinary pet for people who can handle a large parrot that demands attention.
The opaline B&G was often called the pied, yellow, or golden (sunshine) macaw, so there is some confusion there.
There are already blue opalines, sometimes referred to as “silver”, and there is a possibility for albino B&G’s.
opaline-blue mutation macaw Temperament
Their sociability and even, sweet disposition makes opaline-blue macaws a great pet. Their intelligence, willingness to learn, and talking ability are a plus.
When allowed to socialize with a variety of people, blue and golds do very well adapt to different people and other birds. The blue and gold is a fantastic bird for tricks. They’re a popular headliner at bird shows, and many owners may even take them out around town with the help of bird leashes and car seats.
Blue and gold macaws are capable of ear-shattering calls, which are usually not appreciated by close neighbors. They are not the best choice for those who live in apartments and condominiums or if you have small children who are startled by noise.
This bird is a great talker; it can learn quickly and aims to please. Training is relatively simple as long as you are consistent. They can learn a vocabulary of around 20 words and phrases. Given the clarity of their voice, many people consider them one of the best talking parrots.