Generally accepted original description of Hyacinthine Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)

in Latin by John LATHAM in Index ornithologicus (1790) together with the entry on page 80 of his Supplement II to the General Synopsis of Birds published in 1802 and the entry in Latham's General History of Birds published in September1821

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  • Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    Blue macaws help to grow the forest around them

    I have loaded a very recent interesting article (August 2020) on how the blue macaws - Hyacinthine and Lear’s - help to grow the forests around them. It is in the article section for "Hyacinthine Macaws in the wild".

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Quotes

 " 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)