Check out *Birds* Magazine. It looks like it's produced by the same publishers of *Reptiles.*
There's a *So you want to get a bird* guide that I recently found at Barnes & Noble.
On a scale of 1-10 Macaws ranked 10 across the board for:
I have to say they are really neat birds with tons of personality. My grandma's neighbor had one. She would keep it outside in warmer weather. It got a lot of attention from us kids!