The Ara Project was established in 1982 and is dedicated to saving the macaws in Costa Rica: Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) and the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) are both native to this country. The population of this magnificent parrots has been affected by both; unsustainable capture for the pet trade and loss of habitat.
Saving the Superb Parrot The Superb Parrot is under threat of losing much of it’s natural habitat because of climate change and the Authorities in New South Wales are stepping up the efforts in saving this endangered species. The Aim The aim of the project is to create 200 new artificial hollows in standing trees
By John Lablache and Sharon Uranie Victoria — The Seychelles Black Parrot is one of the Indian Ocean archipelago’s thirteen endemic bird species, a status it achieved early last year after being recognised as a distinct species, Coracopsis barklyi, by taxonomic experts.