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 Blue-throated Macaw - New Population Found

Monday, November 21, 2016

From the news desk of the World Parrot Trust.  There is good news from Bolivia - WPT’s Blue-throated Macaw Project team, with the Municipality of Exaltación, has found a new population of the rare macaws in the wild. The group was discovered on a survey to locate birds in previously unexplored areas.

 

 

The Municipal Protected Area of the Great Tectonic Lakes of Exaltación, which was established a year ago, contains a minimum of ten adult birds – a significant number given how low the wild population has become. Less than 150 individuals are thought to remain in the wild.

 

 

Read more here.

 


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