The Glaucous Macaw

Extract on Glaucous Macaw from the -The Current Distribution and Status of Mainland Neotropical Parrots

by Robert S. RIDGELY published in "Conservation of New World Parrots" (Pages 238-40), the Proceedings of the ICBP Parrot Working Group Meeting on St. Lucia in 1980.

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The Glaucous Macaw - Does it still exist? (with original footnotes)

by Tony Pittman. Published without footnotes in the Parrot Society Magazine, 1992, Vol. XXVI.

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Entry on the Glaucous Macaw in Threatened Birds of the Americas

by N.J.COLLAR, L.P GONZAGA, N.KRABBE, A.MADROÑO NIETO, L.G. NARANJO, T.A.PARKER III and D.C.WEGE. Published at the end of 1992 by the Smithsonian Institution Press of Washington and London in cooperation with the International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

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Los que se van. Especies argentinas en peligro, Guacamayo violáceo o azul

by Juan Carlos CHEBEZ. Published as part of a series in 1994 by Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Pages 43-47)

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Some new information on the Glaucous Macaw

by Tony PITTMAN. Published in the Parrot Society Magazine, 1997, Vol. XXXI.

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The Glaucous Macaw - Dead or alive? The continuing saga

by Tony PITTMAN. Published in Just Parrots, 1997/8, Issue 19

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Los últimos días del guacamayo azul

by Claudio Bertonatti. Published in Vida Silvestre, the magazine of the Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina. July/August 2001, Issue Nº 78, pages 44-50

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  • Monday 11th July 2022

    A number of articles have appeared now about the release of Spix’s Macaws back into the wild on 11th June. Probably the best one was written by Rene Wuest, the publisher of the German Papageien magazine, which is published in the July 2022 i ... 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)