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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 20th October 2016
In September I had the pleasure of presenting at the Parrot Society UK's 50th anniversary proceedings at Chester Zoo. I spoke on the Spix's Macaw providing a history of the species with some unique historic video footage and the present situation. ... Read More »
Thursday 20th October 2016
At the beginning of the month I went to Karlsruhe in south-west Germany for the annual meeting of the German parrot conservation group "Fonds für bedrohte Papageien" (Funding for endangered Parrots). It was the 20th annual meeting. They are h ... Read More »
Thursday 14th July 2016
More news on the Spix's Macaw re-introduction project
Mark Stafford of Parrots International has just put out the following staement:
Tuesday, July 12, 2016, represented another milestone in the story of the Spix’s Macaw. A formal partnership was established to create a reintroduction c ... Read More »