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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  • Friday 13th March 2020
    ICMBio statement 11th March 2020

    The Chico Mendes Institute (ICMBio) issued a statement on 11th March 2020, a translation of which is below:  

    All 52 macaws arrived safely at the Breeding and Release Centre in Cu ... Read More »

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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)