Discoveries from 2020 Nest Search Expedition Guide Next Steps for Blue-throated Macaw Research and Conservation

Breeding Blue-throated Macaws posed playfully on dead Moriche palm nest (Photo: Tjalle Boorsma – Asociacion Armonia). 2020 Blue-throated Macaw rainy season search expedition results:  ⬥10 Blue-throated Macaw nests discovered in the northwestern subpopulation⬥3 unknown Blue-throated Macaw breeding sites discovered⬥Approximately 100 Blue-throated Macaws observed in Llanos de Moxos during rainy season…

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Video: Alternative feathers save Macaws!

Meet Jesus Chávez Barrios, he is native of the Beni Department, and is one of Armonía’s best educators. Jesus works with Moxeño-Trinitario youth to save Macaws in Beni by promoting the use of alternative feathers to build the famous Machetero headdresses, which is a traditional indigenous dance of Beni.  …

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Six thousand macaws saved by Armonía’s alternative feather program

Armonía’s educational program empowers the Moxeño native communities to protect the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaws by promoting the use of alternative feathers for the traditional Moxeño headdresses used in the machetero ritual dances. Since 2010, Armonía and Moxeño communities have saved over 6000 Macaw individuals of four macaw species and…

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