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Ara Project - Saving Macaws in Costa Rica

Friday, August 12, 2016

At WPT’s partner Ara Project the recently released macaws are breeding! Great Green Macaws nested at the project’s Manzanillo site and on the Pacific coast at Islita, Scarlet Macaws also bred this year. The Scarlet pair chose a fragile dead palm trunk that proved to be too dangerous for the team to closely monitor. A chick, which the team had named Rose, hatched in the nest. Hopes were high for a successful fledging but this wasn’t to be, as the youngster was taken shortly after by trappers. Read More...


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