The re-introduction programme for the Spix's Macaw in the caatinga of north-eastern Brazil will soon be underway. Called the "De-extinction of the Spix's Macaw" here is some information on it. This is based on a presentation on the topic at this year's annual convention of the American Federation of Aviculture held in mid-August in San Antonio, Texas.
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)