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Blue Macaw Coordinator
Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation - Qatar
Project Description: Manage the private captive breeding programs of Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii, Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari and Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus for His Excellency Sheikh Saoud Bin Mohd. Bin Ali Al-Thani owner and founder of Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, Doha, Qatar. Primary studbook manager of Spix's macaw and supporting studbook manager of Lear's macaw on behalf of the Brazilian Governments department for natural resources the Institute of Chico Mendes for the Conservation of Biodiversity (ICMBio).

Parrot Conservation Misconceptions and Shortfalls

May 8th, 2009

For my opening blog entry on the subject of parrot conservation, I would like to focus on common misconceptions and shortfalls within this field.
click to enlarge Spix Macaws © Photo Ryan Watson

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