in the Avicultural Magazine, the Journal of the Avicultural Society by the Rev. Hubert D.ASTLEY published in February 1907 (Vol. V, No. 4, Pages 111-113).Read Article
in Parrots and Parrot-like Birds in Aviculture published by the Marquess of TAVISTOCK in the 1920s.Read Article
by Ed BISH (Curator of Psittacines)). Published in the Avicultural Magazine 1985 (Conservation Special Double Issue (Vol. 91, pages 30-31).Read Article
by David Waugh and Matthias Reinschmidt, Loro Parque Fundación. Issued December 2006Read Article
Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation (AWWP) is proud to announce the successful breeding of three critically endangered Lear’s Macaws (Anodorhynchus leari).
A press release by Ryan Watson, Blue Macaw Coordinator, AWWP, QatarRead Article
A press release on breeding successes with the Lear's Macaw issued by Loro Parque Fundacion on 8th June 2007Read Article
A presentation by Ryan Watson at the 33rd Annual Convention of the American Federation of Aviculture (AFA), Los Angeles, July 2007Read Article
I have just received the Lear’s Macaw studbook from Jurong Park and put it here for your information.Read Article
Here is the Lear’s Macaw studbook as at 31st December 2018. There were 166 Lear’s Macaws in captivity.Read Article
Rosemary Low had an article on the Lear’s Macaw published in the October 2022 issue of Parrots magazine. In this she referred to the Lears’ Macaws which were held in the Bird Garden at Harewood House. She revealed that of the 12 macaws held there 9 were actually bred there. The Bird Garden closed permanently in February of this year (2023) and all the livestock relocated. The staff then all left and no-one there now has any information about the livestock. Rosemary has kindly allowed me to publish the article here.Read Article
Tuesday 26th December 2023
I have just received the annual activity report of the Instituto Arara Azul for 2022-3, which I have placed in the Contents section under Hyacinthine Macaws in the Wild. The Institute continues to undertake excellent conservation work in the Panta ... Read More »
" 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)