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A Site Dedicated to the Blue Macaws and Parrot Conservation

This unique site - the only one of its kind - is dedicated to the gathering and dissemination of information about the Blue Macaws, the Anodorhynchus group of parrots, and the promotion of parrot conservation.  We hope that you will enjoy perusing our site, which is full of information from all over the world about the Blue Macaws.  

Information about Blue Macaws

We have comprehensive information on and images of the Hyacinthine Macaw ( A.hyacinthinus), the Lear’s Macaw (A.leari) and Glaucous Macaw (A.glaucus) as well as the extremely rare Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii).

 

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Preservation of the Blue Macaws and their Habitat - Can You Help?

If you are curious about these birds, their conservation or indeed interested in doing something however small or large, to preserve this magnificent and captivating species, by the development and implementation of workable strategies to protect and save parrot species from extinction, or if you can contribute any more to the cause of protecting their fast disappearing habitat in Brazil, which is threatened by the ever present threat from the human population, then we will be delighted to hear from you - please get in touch by email.

                                            




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)

"Creatures who have traveled with us through the ages are now apparently doomed, as their habitat - and the old, old habitat of humans - falls before the slow-motion explosion of expanding world economies"

Gary Snyder (1990)

"We live in a kind of dark age, craftily lit with synthetic light, so that no one can tell how dark it has really gotten. But our exiled spirits can tell..."

Martin Prechtel (1998)

"The clock is no longer just ticking – it’s ringing an alarm, and if we don’t listen the consequences for people and biodiversity will be catastrophic.”

Dr. Fred Boltz, Conservation International (2009)

Latest News

  • Monday 17th June 2024

    An interesting article has appeared in the April 2024 issue of the German magazine "Papageien". it appears that a Green party politician in Bahia wants to use the image of the Spix’s Macaw as an official symbol on the flag and arms of the Br ... Read More »

  • Monday 3rd June 2024

    Cromwell Purchase and his team have successfully re-introduced the extinct in the wild Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) in the Caatinga Forest Domain of Brazil. They have written a paper about this and you can read this in the ... Read More »

  • Monday 3rd June 2024

    At the end of May 2024 Cromwell Purchase reported that the pair of Spix’s Macaws re-introduced into the wild in Brazil sucessfully reared two young chicks. The first one had already left the nest and could be seen with the parent birds in th ... Read More »