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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)
Friday 6th July 2018
A Time For Celebration
The ACTP team at Schöneiche in Germany together with the Brazilian Minister of Environment, the Hon. Edson Duarte, representatives from the German BFN, project p ... Read More »
Friday 6th July 2018
Project for indemnification for damage to corn plantings by Lear’s macaws (2017)
I have just received the latest project report for the indemnification for damage to corn plantations by Lear's macaws in Bahia. The team has been working very hard under the leadership of Kilma Manso, who in addition has had problems at hom ... Read More »
Wednesday 27th June 2018
Translation of an article by Herton Escobar
This is a translation of "Acordo trará 50 ararinhas ao Brasil", an article in Portuguese by Herlon Escobar from São Paulo, published 24th June 2018
Agreement ... Read More »