Welcome to our Website
A Site Dedicated to the Blue Macaws and Parrot Conservation
This unique site - the only one of its kind - is dedicated to the gathering and dissemination of information about the Blue Macaws, the Anodorhynchus group of parrots, and the promotion of parrot conservation. We hope that you will enjoy perusing our site, which is full of information from all over the world about the Blue Macaws.
Information about Blue Macaws
We have comprehensive information on and images of the Hyacinthine Macaw ( A.hyacinthinus), the Lear's Macaw (A.leari) and Glaucous Macaw (A.glaucus) as well as the extremely rare Spix's Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii).
Preservation of the Blue Macaws and their Habitat - Can You Help?
If you are curious about these birds, their conservation or indeed interested in doing something however small or large, to preserve this magnificent and captivating species, by the development and implementation of workable strategies to protect and save parrot species from extinction, or if you can contribute any more to the cause of protecting their fast disappearing habitat in Brazil, which is threatened by the ever present threat from the human population, then we will be delighted to hear from you - please get in touch by email.
" Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "
( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)Horace (65-8 BC)
"Creatures who have traveled with us through the ages are now apparently doomed, as their habitat - and the old, old habitat of humans - falls before the slow-motion explosion of expanding world economies"Gary Snyder (1990)
"We live in a kind of dark age, craftily lit with synthetic light, so that no one can tell how dark it has really gotten. But our exiled spirits can tell..."Martin Prechtel (1998)
"The clock is no longer just ticking – it’s ringing an alarm, and if we don’t listen the consequences for people and biodiversity will be catastrophic.”Dr. Fred Boltz, Conservation International (2009)
Friday 20th October 2017
I've just received an amazing pdf presentation by João Marcos Rosa and Gustavo Nolasco. I've put it on the website under Lear''s Macaw in "Historical Documents and Naturalists Travel Accounts".... Read More »
Friday 13th October 2017
Jacques Vielliard's article in Alauda 1979
Jacques Vielliard, who worked closely with Helmut Sick in Brazil wrote an article for Alauda, the French ornithological review in 1979. The first first part was his translation of a letter from Helmut Sick, sent to him just after Sick discovered t ... Read More »
Thursday 17th August 2017
Lear's Macaw situation
This is the text of Kilma Manso's letter in July 2017
CORN REPLACEMENT PROJECT / 2017
In the name of the partnership between ECO, Parrots International, Lymington Fundation, Loro Parque Fundación, The ... Read More »