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Ararinha-azul - Little blue macaw (Cyanopsitta spixi)

The little blue macaw (Cyanopsitta spixi) has become the more threatened species of birds in the world with a single wild macaw and around 30 other captive birds all over the world Its description on behalf of science in the middle of last century have been possible through a captive macaw trapped in northern Bahia, but the species has remained, for almost 150 years, untouched by any kind of study on its basic biology within nature.

The last surviving members of the species were spotted in 1985, in Melancia Creek, municipality of CuruÁŠ, and have allowed the beginning of studies in nature. Regrettably, in the end of 1986, the actions' of bird smugglers resulted in the death of the last three survivors . The last one was found in 1990, in which the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources has established the Committee for Recuperation of the Little Blue Macaw. The recuperation of a species so threatened as little blue macaw requires prompt and complex actions which aim to reverting the problem that can be solved by the utilization of renewable natural resources in concert with their own internal processes of recomposition.

 


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Last updated: 12/26/11.