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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).
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.
" 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)
Saturday 21st April 2018
I can confirm that the Spix's macaws in Qatar are moving temporarily to ACTP in Germany. This is because of grave concerns over the geo-political situation in Qatar. The macaws will still belong to the Sheikh's family and the family will rem ... Read More »
Sunday 25th March 2018
Further to the earlier news item I have received confirmation there are 154 Spix's Macaws in captivity - most at Al-Wabra Wildlife Preservation in Qatar as well as the Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP) in Germany and in ... Read More »
Friday 23rd March 2018
More good news on the Spix\'s Macaw
ACTP in Germany has received 24 young Spix's Macaws from Al Wabra(AWWP) in Qatar to flock them with Spix's Macaws at ACTP. This will enhance the genetic variety among the macaws and be the next important ... Read More »