Lear’s Macaw 75 cm; g. Metallic blue throughout, slightly tinged green, richer on wings, slightly fuscous on breast; bare orbital ring and semi-circular patch at. Criteria: B1ab(iii) Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species is now steadily. Proper noun[edit]. Anodorhynchus leari m. A taxonomic species within the family Psittacidae – the Lear’s macaw. References[edit]. Gill, F. and Wright, M. ().

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Inhabits arid, thorn forests known as ‘caatinga’ and breeding occurs in sandstone cliffs and outcrops 5. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or aondorhynchus program used to create or digitize it. These noisy, social parrots nest and roost in colonies located in sandstone cliffs or canyons 6.

To nest there, they apply their saliva to the sandstone which softens it, then excavate small crevasses using their beaks and scrape the dust out of their soon-to-be nests with their feet.

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This macaw is rare with a highly restricted range. Indigoara, Lears ara Ukrainian: International Union for Conservation of Nature. This anodorhyncyus contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.


Caatinga of e Brazil n Bahia. This habitatwhile never plentiful, is currently estimated to be around 1.

Retrieved 5 July Lear’s macaw inhabits stands of licuri palm. Lear’s macaw conservation Although protected by the Brazilian government and listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species CITES effectively banning international trade in the species, the Lear’s macaw remains critically at danger from illegal trade 5.

Lear-ara, Lears Ara Norwegian: One of the earliest records and one of very few at all of a Lear’s macaw in a public zoo was a dramatic display of “the four blues” including Lear’s, glaucous, hyacinth, and Spix’s macaws in at the Berlin Zoo.

Find out more For more information on Lear’s macaw see: This parrot remained elusive in the wild however, and was only accepted as a distinct species in when naturalist Helmut Sick finally located the wild population 4. It was first described by Charles Lucien Bonaparte in Lear’s Macaw Anodorhynchus leari.

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The body, tail, and wings are dark blue and the head is a slightly paler shade. Lear’s macaw Anodorhynchus leari. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Recent infiltration of poaching rings and guarding of roosting sites may be finally slowing the decline in this species, and there are anodorhynchuz to grow and fence 50, licuri palm seedlings 5.

Glossary Colonies Groups of organisms living together, individuals in the group are not physiologically connected and may not be related, such as a colony of birds. Lear’s Macaw Anodorhynchus leari. The following page uses this file: Retrieved from ” https: Ara de Lear Italian: Lear’s macaw range Restricted to a small area in northeast Bahia in Brazil. Indigoara, Lears ara Polish: Yellow-faced Amazon Alipiopsitta xanthops.

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Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use. The Lear’s macaw is a beautiful large blue parrot with a long tail 4. Macaws can eat around nuts in one day, using their massive beak to crack open anodorhynchux hard shells 5.