The Wonders of the “Whaa Whaa”: Part II

After the excitement of the first day of the month long survey things were looking great. Spending time with Tim and Christine was fantastic; they were so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Yellow-napes. On our second day we were up early to try and locate birds for the vocalisa
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The Wonders of the “Whaa Whaa”: Part I

I joined the Ara Project team in November 2015, which seems in the distant past now, to become the Site Manager of the projects Manzanillo release site. When I first arrived there I was blown away by the whole area, it was even more stunning, lush and packed with life than I was ever
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Katie’s Story: Part II – Things are heating up!

With dry season setting in, things are heating up in the aviaries. Breeding season is in full swing, and in Curu that is most apparent in the aggression of the pairs. Curu 2, 8 and 6 are quick to puff out their feathers and spread their wings when they see me, their pupils dilating an
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Katie’s Story: Part 1

I watch the waves lapping serenely at Playa Islita, reflecting on my first month volunteering with The Ara Project when, with a thud, a beach almond plummets to my feet. I don’t need to look up to know who threw it: a wild Scarlet Macaw, one of The Ara Project’s previously released fl
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Islita – Blog posts coming in spring 2014.

Look forward to Blog posts from Islita coming in the spring of 2014.
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