Use of species name Anodorhynchus

albeit slightly differently spelt, by K. LICHTENSTEIN in his Nomenclator Avium Musei Zoologici Berolinensis published in Berlin in 1854.

This slim volume lists all the scientific names of the avian specimens kept in the collection of the Royal University of Berlin at the time.

On Page 73 there appears two entries for the blue macaws as follows:-

Anodorynchus Spix. glaucus Süd Brasilien (southern Brazil) 2 (specimens) 

hyacinthinus Para 1 (specimen) 

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  • Saturday 23rd March 2024
    More welcome news about the Spix’s macaws in the wild

    Welcome news about the re-introduced Spix’s macaw. Last weekend the field staff in Brazil were monitoring nest boxes and discovered a pair with three newly-hatched chicks. They took video footage and this is available on the ACTP website

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 " 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)