Blue-throated Macaw protection in Bolivia


This video is about Blue-throated macaws, nesting in Bolivia.

From Wildlife Extra:

First Protected Area Established for Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw

02/11/2008

8785 acre ranch a last chance for Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw

The critically endangered Blue-throated macaw has been thrown a lifeline with the creation of The Barba Azul Nature Reserve. The Bolivian conservation organization Asociación Armonía, with support from the American Bird Conservancy and World Land Trust-US, has created the world’s first protected area, the Barba Azul Nature Reserve, for the Blue-throated Macaw, a critically endangered species with a population estimated at just 300 birds. The group purchased an 8,785 acre ranch in the grasslands of eastern Bolivia, a site with 20 Blue-throated Macaws during the breeding season.

See also here.

May 2010: Conservationists are hoping to buy land in Bolivia that is the world’s only remaining stronghold for the critically endangered blue-throated macaw: here.

The Blue-throated Macaw, Ara glaucogularis, qualifies as ‘Critically Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. It is found in a small area of north-central Bolivia known as Los Llanos de Moxos, part of the Beni Savannas: here.

Bolivia: US intervention exposed: here.

Bolivia has enacted what animal rights defenders are calling the world’s first law that prohibits the use of animals in circuses: here.

Important Bird Area directory is launched in Bolivia and Costa Rica: here.

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