Calico macaws are strikingly colorful, beautiful birds. A hybrid cross between a Green Wing Macaw (known for its beauty and good personality) and a Military Macaw (a favorite because of its good temperament, trainability and intelligence). They have a green back with a bronze cast, similar to the military macaw, and a deep red chest and belly. With the intelligence and temperament of it parents, the calico macaw is most often very trainable, learns to talk and do tricks, and has is good natured. Although they can bond closely with one person, when properly socialized with a variety of people, they do well in households with multiple family members. They learn quickly and enjoy plenty of activity and involvement in the household.