Critically Endangered macaw chicks fly the nest boxes

Blue-throated Macaw chicks in their nest box

Last year, we celebrated as 10 Blue-throated Macaw chicks safely hatched and fledged from our artificial nest boxes.   This is fantastic news for a Critically Endangered species that is being driven to the edge of extinction. One of the main factors halting the recuperation of this species has been the lack…

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Photos: Barba Azul Nature Reserve

Howler monkey in Barba Azul Nature Reserve, Bolivia

Discover the wildlife of the Barba Azul Nature Reserve, where the Beni savanna meets the foot of the Amazon   The Barba Azul Nature Reserve in northern Bolivia is the world’s first protected area for the charismatic Blue-throated Macaw, a Critically Endangered species that is found nowhere else on Earth.…

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Running the length of South America for wildlife


Discover what drove a British couple to wake up in the morning and run for 25 miles – every day, for over a year…   Katharine and David Lowrie were not our average ecotourists, coming to Bolivia to experience the country’s breathtaking wildlands and wildlife. Instead, they were on a…

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Barba Azul Nature Reserve doubles in size

Barba Azul Nature Reserve

Early this year, Armonía celebrated doubling the size of the Barba Azul Nature Reserve for the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw   The reserve now stretches across 27,180 acres (11,000 hectares) of Beni savanna and palm forest islands in northen Bolivia, creating a greater safe haven for threatened species like the…

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How to end illegal pet trade of the Blue-throated Macaw

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What does it take to run a successful nationwide campaign to tackle the illegal trade of a Critically Endangered species to save it from extinction?   There are thought to be only 350 Blue-throated Macaws left in the wild. They live in northern Bolivia and are found nowhere else on…

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