Watching hyacinth macaws feeding on the ground at late afternoon always evokes a general: Wow ! Awesome ! Amazing ! Phenomenal ! Fantastic ! Terrific ! In short: simply unforgettable !
|feeding on acuri nuts|
Take a look at this very interesting and beautiful comic from Craigmore Creations. It´s about Haley Zoic´s travels, a natural history corespondent, as she explores the lives and struggles of endangered species. In this episode, she visited Fazenda Barranco Alto and learned a lot about the hyacinth macaws, the trees they nest in and the toco toucan. Click on the image to read the comic it´s really worth !
A couple of hyacinth macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) hanging on a carandá palm nut stem (Copernicia alba) at their early morning exercise... And a couple of blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna) also known as blue-and-gold macaws, looking very golden in the light of a late afternoon sun on a bocaiúva palm stump (Acrocomia aculeata) !