The Spix's Macaw in aviculture

Keeping and breeding of the Spix’s macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii)

A report by Dr. Josef Hämmerli published in the Swiss birdkeepers' magazine Gefiederter Freund in May 1991 and translated by the website editor

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Vogelpark Walsrode places Spix's Macaw in breeding program

An article by Steffen Patzwahl, published in a.f.a Watchbird, USA (Issue June/July 1991, Volume XVIII, Number 3,

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Breeding the Spix's macaw Cyanopsitta spixii at Loro Parque

Tenerife. An article by Tony Silva in the International Zoo Year Book (1994)  Pp 176-180

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4 years after the new pairs were formed the Spix's Macaws start to breed

A report in the June/September 1999 issue (Pages 12-15) of Cyanopsitta, the newsletter of the Loro Parque Foundation, Teneriffe.

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News on the Spix's Macaws at Loro Parque by Miguel Bueno, Curator of Birds, Loro Parque

Published on the Blue Macaws website on 23rd May, 2000

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Re-pairing of the Spix's macaws at Loro Parque Fundación

A report in the December 2001 (No.63, Page 19) issue of Cyanopsitta, the official newsletter of the Loro Parque Fundación

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A journey to Brazil for the Spix's Macaw

A report in Cyanopsitta, the newsletter of Loro Parque Fundación. No. 72 - March 2004, Pages 18-19.

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Loro Parque Fundación jumps for joy: Spix's Macaw hatched

A press release from Loro Parque (June 2004).

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Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) in Spix's Macaws (Cyanopsitta spixii)

DISEASE IN SPIX’S MACAWS proceeding of the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany

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Spix’s macaw Cyanopsitta spixii transfer

A press release by Al-Wabra Wildlife Conservation in October 2005

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Can Germany contribute to the conservation of the Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii)

A statement by the Bundesamt für Naturschutz (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation) published in Papageien in February 2006.  

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Managing the world's largest population of Spix's Macaws

A presentation by Ryan Watson at the 33rd Annual Conference of the American Federation of Aviculture, Los Angeles, July 2007

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Horace (65-8 BC)