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.
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 »
" 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)