Supplementary entry on the Lear's Macaw

in Vogelbilder aus fernen Zonen by Dr Anton REICHENOW published in Kassel, Germany in 1883.

Nachträge

71. Kleiner Hyacintharara (Sittace Leari Bp.)

E.: Lear's Hyacinthine Macaw. - F.: Ara Lear.

Rücken, Flügel und Schwanz kobaltblau; Kopf, Hals und Unterkörper graublau; nackter Augenkreis und Fleck am Unterschnabel gelb. Grösse des Blauararas. Vaterland noch nicht sicher festgestellt.

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  • Saturday 13th April 2019

    I have been made aware of an organisation - Jardins da Arara de lear -  set up in Brazil to solve the problem of the lack of licuri plams, which used to provide much of the natural diet of Lear's Macaws in the wild. As regular visitors to the ... Read More »

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)