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The Lears Macaw, found in the Bahia state of Brazil, is the second rarest

macaw in the wild. The 20068 census was 750+ birds. 

Approximately 50+ exist in captivity.

Click here for the definitive publication on the Natural History of the Lear's Macaw

 

Click here for Parrots International Projects for the Lear's Macaw

 

Note: Parrots International is a member of

The Committee for the Conservation and Management of the Lear's Macaw

 

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Lears 1

 

    Adult Lear's Macaw flying off with a raceme of Lucuri

     nuts (Syagrus coronata),

        Bahia, Brazil

 

 

 

Lears 2

 

   Three adult Lear's Macaw feeding on Licuri Palm nuts

    (Syagrus coronata)

    The nut of the Licuri Palm is over 95% plus of the Lears diet

 

 

 

Lears 3

 

   Fledgling Lear's Macaw in the crown of a Licuri

    Palm tree (Syagrus coronata)

 

 

 

 

Lears 4

 

   Lear's Macaw about to Fly from a Licuri Palm

    with a raceme of nuts

 

 

 

 

Lears 5

 

    Adult Lear's Macaw feeding on Licuri Palm nuts

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 6

 

    Adult Lear's Macaw Feeding in Licuri Palm

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 7

 

    Adult Lear's Macaw flying off with Licuri nut raceme

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 8

 

    A mated pair of Lear's Macaws flying over

     the Serra Blanca

 

 

Lears 9

 

   Fledgling Lear's Macaw (upper left) begging from parents

        Note: the baby Lear's Macaw will depend on its'

        parents to feed it regurgitated Licuri palm nuts for   

        months after fledging from the nest.

 

 

Lears 10

 

   Fledgling Lear's Macaw (age approximately 4 months)   

    bathing in the rain

 

 

 

 

Lears 11

 

    Adult Lear's flying off with Licuri Palm nut raceme

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 12

 

    Fledgling Lear's Macaw (age approx 4 months)

    in a Licuri Palm

 

 

 

 

Lears 13

 

    Adult Lear's in Licuri palm

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 14

 

    Adult Lears Macaw with Licuri palm nut raceme

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 15

 

    Adult Lear's Macaws cracking Licuri nuts in a Licuri Palm

   

 

 

 

 

Lears 16

 

    Family unit of Lear's Macaws in a Licuri Palm

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 17

 

   Family unit of Lear's Macaws in a Licuri Palm

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 18

 

   Family unit of Lear's Macaws in a Licuri Palm

 

 

 

 

 

Lears 19

 

   Empty Licuri palm nut shells discarded by

    Lear's Macaws

 

 

 

 

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