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Macaws ... as a hobby

Horst Schmidt

Macaws ... as a hobby

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Published by TFH Publications in Neptune City,NJ, Waterlooville .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Horst Schmidt ; photographs andillustrationcredits David Alderton ...[et al].
SeriesSave Our Planet Series
The Physical Object
Pagination98p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22639203M
ISBN 10079380096X


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The list of macaws includes 19 species of macaws including extinct and critically endangered species, and does not include several hypothetical extinct species that have been proposed based on very little evidence.

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The scarlet macaw is. Tony Juniper was a member of the expedition to Brazil that located the last Spix Macaw surviving in the wild, In "Spix's Macaw: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird", he tells the story of the species' history, its demise in the late 20th century, and efforts to preserve the Spix through captive by: 3.