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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From Cattle Rancher to Macaw Reserve Ranger: Meet Ranger César Flores

Laney Rickman Reserve in Bolivia protects the largest known breeding population of the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw against poachers and habitat loss due to cattle ranching. In charge of Armonía´s reserve and the nestbox program is park ranger César Flores, once a cattle rancher, today, conservationist and protector of the…

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New Nest Box Record at Laney Rickman Blue-throated Macaw Reserve

(Santa Cruz, Bolivia, June 28th 2019) A record number of Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged from nest boxes at Asociación Armonía’s Laney Rickman Blue-throated Macaw Reserve in Bolivia. Twelve chicks fledged from nest boxes during the 2018-2019 breeding season. This resulted in a total of 81 juvenile Blue-throated Macaws…

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