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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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)