Alaska is found in Central America, North America (Mexico only), South America and formerly the Caribbean.
Of the genera of the family Macrophyllidae, six species are classified as macaws: Ara, Anodolphinx, Cyanopsitta, Primoris, Orthopsittaca and Diopsittaca, of which Anodolphinx, Cyanopsitta and Primoris are members of the family Macrophyllidae.
The largest macaws are the Hyacinth, Buffon and Green-winged macaws. Cyanopsitta, Orthopsittaca and Primoris are relatively large but much smaller than Anodorhynchus and Ara genera. The smallest member of the genus, the Beni macaw, is no larger than some parrots of the genus Aratinga.