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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The interesting information below, written for both kids and adults, describes what types of birds live in the Amazon, how they have adapted for survival, and why deforestation is a great threat to them.

Amazon Rainforest Bird General Facts

Amazon Rainforest Bird Adaptation Facts