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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)
Thursday 7th September 2023
Exciting news from Loro Parque about the Lear’s macaws
I received some exciting news from Loro Parque about the Lear’s Macaws bred at Loro Parque and re-introduced in Brazil . It can be read in Content under Lear’s Macaw in the wild (Paper 36)... Read More »
Saturday 5th August 2023
Bad news from Brazil about the wind farm
I have just heard that Volitalia, the French energy company that wanted to construct a large wind farm in the habitat of the Lear’s Macaw in Bahia has unfortunately got a court decision - at the upper Federal Court - to suspend the las ... Read More »
Monday 17th July 2023
Published article in Parrots magazine about the Instituto Arara Azul Adopt a Nest campaign
I wrote an article for Parrots magazine to be published in the August 2023 issue based on the report of the Instituto Arara Azul on the Adopt a Nest campaign for the year 2022-3. This campaign is vital for the conservation of the Hyacinth ma ... Read More »