Bird of the Month September: Andean Goose

September   Andean Goose Scientific name: Oressochen meanopterus Spanish name: Ganso Andino (waćhwa – Quechua) Status: Least Concern (IUCN red list of endangered species) Habitat and behaviour: Uncommon to common along borders of lakes and wetlands in high Andes, well above 3000 meters. Mostly to be seen in pairs, or…

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Nine Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged from Armonía nest boxes

This year nine Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw chicks have successfully hatched from Armonia’s nest box program. The news is especially encouraging as this is the first time we recorded a chick whose both parents had also fledged from nest boxes. .This clearly shows Blue-throated Macaws are learning to identify nest…

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Bird of the Month March: Blue-throated Macaw

March   Blue-throated Macaw Scientific name: Ara glaucogularis Spanish name: Paraba Barba Azul Status: Critically Endangered (IUCN red list of endangered species) Habitat and behaviour: The Blue-throated Macaw is endemic to the Bolivian Beni savanna ecoregion, also known as Los Llanos de Moxos. This Macaw is Critically Endangered and only 250-300…

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Red-fronted Macaw Fundraising Campaign: SUCCESS!

  Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we raised 20,000 USD to build a deep-well and a tree nursery to help locals at the drought-stricken Red-fronted Macaw Community Nature Reserve. We are thrilled to announce that with the help of our generous supporters we reached our goal of…

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