Ruby was left outside in extreme temperatures. She was bullied by other birds and had many cuts and bruises to her face. Her feathers had been rubbed off on one side of her face. She was grossly underweight and had an enlarged heart and liver. Ruby was physically abused by her caregivers. She had not been receiving veterinary care prior to being rescued.
The Ruby Macaw is a hybrid cross between a Scarlet Macaw and a Green-winged Macaw