Summary of the project report for indemnification for damage to corn plantations by Lear’s Macaws in 2017-18
The period covered was September 2017 to February 2018. The team covered a total area of 5,318 sq. kilometres. 132 farmsteads in 27 rural villages benefitted from the project by the distribution of vouchers for a total of 816 corn sacks weighing 60 kg each – a total of 48,960 kg (nearly 50 tonnes). The total cost of the sacks of corn was US$ 9,530. The operational costs totalled US$ 5,845 making a total cost of US$ 15,375 for the period. .
Monday 7th October 2019
Paper on breeding performance of the Lear's Macaw in the wild
I was recently sent a paper on the breeding performance of the Lear's Macaw in the wild. I was interested to read the comparison with other macaw species. The Lear's macaw has been quite prolific in captivity and it appears it is also prolifi ... 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)