The Glaucous Macaw

Extract on Glaucous Macaw from the -The Current Distribution and Status of Mainland Neotropical Parrots

by Robert S. RIDGELY published in "Conservation of New World Parrots" (Pages 238-40), the Proceedings of the ICBP Parrot Working Group Meeting on St. Lucia in 1980.

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The Glaucous Macaw - Does it still exist? (with original footnotes)

by Tony Pittman. Published without footnotes in the Parrot Society Magazine, 1992, Vol. XXVI.

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Entry on the Glaucous 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.

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Los que se van. Especies argentinas en peligro, Guacamayo violáceo o azul

by Juan Carlos CHEBEZ. Published as part of a series in 1994 by Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Pages 43-47)

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English translation of Los que van especies argentinas en peligro

Juan Carlos Chebez published a paper " Los que van. Especies argentinas en peligro, Guacamayo violaceo o azul" as part of a series by Editorial Albatros, Buenas Aires in 1994. This is a translation into English of the original paper written in Spanish. The original is above in the website page.

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Some new information on the Glaucous Macaw

by Tony PITTMAN. Published in the Parrot Society Magazine, 1997, Vol. XXXI.

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The Glaucous Macaw - Dead or alive? The continuing saga

by Tony PITTMAN. Published in Just Parrots, 1997/8, Issue 19

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Los últimos días del guacamayo azul

by Claudio Bertonatti. Published in Vida Silvestre, the magazine of the Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina. July/August 2001, Issue Nº 78, pages 44-50

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English translation of Los ultimos dias del guacamayo azul

I have translated the Spanish paper by Claudio Bertonatti "Los ultimos dias del guacamayo azul". It contains interesting information about the Glaucous Macaw and its disappearance 

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  • Thursday 10th November 2022
    12 further Spix’s macaws to be released into the wild in December 2022

    It has been confirmed that 12 more Spix’s macaws will be released into the wild in December 2022. I’ll bring you more news on this when it happens. 

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 " 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)