Welcome to our Website
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 14th February 2019
Rainforest Trust land purchase project for Spix's Macaw
The Rainforest Trust has a number of important projects for forest conservation for various species of parrot around the globe. One of them is for the Spix's Macaw. The Rainforest Trust wants to purchase 6,000+ acres of land adjoining the reserve ... Read More »
Wednesday 16th January 2019
Lear's Macaws - Conflict or Compensation
Dr David Waugh, formerly Director of Loro Parque Fundación and now Correspondent for the Fundación, wrote a very interesting article on the situation with the Lear´s Macaws in Bahia, which was published in the most recent issue ... Read More »
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Paper on occurrence of Hyacinth nesting sites in the Pantanal
A paper was published some 11 years ago by a team of specialist scientists including Neiva Guedes on the occurrence of Hyacinth Macaw nesting sites in Sterculia apetala trees the Pantanal. This paper can now be read on the Blue Macaws web ... Read More »