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.

Latest News

  • 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 »

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)