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 17th February 2021
    Native trees planted on burned pasture land

    Neiva Guedes recently visited the imposing mountain range in the centre of the Pantanal and discovered some of the burned pasture land had been replaced with native trees such as manduvi, acuri and bocaiuvia. She reported this with some photograph ... 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)