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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

  • 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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  • Sunday 3rd March 2024

    In April 1995 I visited Brazil with Thomas Arndt, the then publisher and editor of the German "Papageien" magazine. I had met Thomas at the AFA convention in the USA in 1988. He was presenting there and I assisted him with his use of English. We b ... Read More »

  • Tuesday 26th December 2023

    I have just received the annual activity report of the Instituto Arara Azul for 2022-3, which I have placed in the Contents section under Hyacinthine Macaws in the Wild. The Institute continues to undertake excellent conservation work in the Panta ... Read More »