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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New executive comite for BirdLife America´s regional council elected

In 2018 BirdLife International partners from the Americas elected new members of the Executive Comitee for BirdLife Americas Regional Council. Members of the new council are renown conservationist from Canada, Bolivia, EE.UU. Panama and Paraguay. Alberto Yanosky (Paraguay) was elected as chair of the committee formed by Andrew Couturier (Canada),…

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