The Spix's Macaw
A few strokes before midnight for the Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii. By Thomas ARNDT, Anton SOJER, Dr. Hans STRUNDEN, Roland WIRTH. Published in " Gefiederte Welt " (Issue 12/86) and translated by the website editor.
Spix's Macaw meeting on Tenerife.
A report by Thomas Arndt
in the ZGAP newsletter October 1987.
Letter to the members of the ZGAP
from Roland Wirth. Published in the ZGAP newsletter in October 1987.
Cyanopsitta spixii: A Non-Recovery Report by J.B THOMSEN and C.A.MUNN Published in 1988 in Parrotletter, the Newsletter and Journal of the ICBP/SSC Parrot Specialist Group, Vol. 1, Issue 1
Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii).
report by Anton Sojer to the membership of the ZGAP in March 1989
translated by the website editor
Spix's Macaw -Cyanopsitta spixii. What do we know today about this rare bird? A report on field work carried out from 1985 to 1988 by Dr. Paul ROTH published in "Papageien" (Issues 3/90 and 4/90), translated from the German by Tony Pittman for Cage & Aviary Birds.
The Spix's Macaw.
An unpublished report by British veterinarian George Smith
received by Traffic International in October 1990.
Spix's Macaw. An article by George.A.SMITH in the Parrot
Society Magazine in May 1991 (Volume XXV)
Entry on the Spix's Macaw in Threatened Birds of the Americas by N.J.COLLAR, L.P GONZAGA, N.KRABBE, A.MADROÑO NIETO, L.G. NARANJO, T.A.PARKER III and D.C.WEGE. Published at the end of 1992 by the Smithsonian Institution Press of Washington and London in cooperation with the International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.
RECOVERY PROGRAMME FQR THE SPIX'S MACAW (Cyanopsitta spixii), Conservation in the wild and Reintroduction Programme by Dr. Ma. Iolita BAMPI and Marcos DA-RÉ. A presentation at the International Loro Parque Parrot Convention, Teneriffe,
14 -17 September, 1994.
Progress with Spix's Macaw in the wild. Tony PITTMAN tells us what he saw on his recent visit to the Spix's Macaw project in Brazil. Published in "Just Parrots" (Issue August/September 1995).
Does the world’s rarest macaw hybridize?
An article by David Waugh, PhD, Scientific Director, Loro Parque,
Published in a.f.a Watchbird (Volume XXIV, Number 5)
Spix's macaw: News from the recovery project - A report in Issue 52 (March 1999) of Cyanopsitta, the newsletter of the Loro Parque Foundation.
Report on Spix's Macaw in the Miami Herald on 23rd August 1999 by Katherine ELLISON, Herald World Staff .
the genetic variability in a sample of the remaining group of Spix's Macaw (Cyanopsitta
spixii), Psittaformes: (Aves) by DNA fingerprinting. A paper by Renato
Caparroz, Cristina Y.Miyaki, Maria. I. Bampi and Anita Wajntal. Published in
Biological Conservation 99 (2001) pps 307-11.
The last wild Spix’s Macaw
and an Illiger’s Macaw produced a hybrid.
A report by Cristina Miyaki, Patricia Faria, Richard Griffiths,
João Araujo and Yara Barros. Published in Conservation Genetics.2: 53-55, 2001
"Battle of the bird breeders". A report by Giles WHITTELL in The Times dated Friday, 11th January 2002
The Spix's Macaw Recovery Programme - A Review by Tony JUNIPER presented at the 5th International Parrot Convention held at Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain from 18th to 21st September 2002 and published in the official Proceedings issued at the end of the convention. Clique aqui por la versión espagñola.
“An extraordinary find!” An article
by Barry Fass-Holmes published in Parrots magazine in August 2003
PROVENTRICULAR DILATATION DISEASE (PDD)
IN SPIX’S MACAWS
(CYANOPSITTA SPIXII) by
HAMMER S, GERLACH H, BÜRKLE M, SCHULZ J.
of the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife
(IZN) ISSN 1431-7338,
42.International Symposium on
Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, May 4-8 2005,
The Spix's Macaw fact file
- published by Al-Wabra Wildlife
Conservation November 2007.
Wild ambition. A conversation
with Ryan Watson about his work to create a future in the wild for the Spix's
Macaw conducted by Ron Toft. Published in Cage & Aviary Birds on November 9th