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Check out the new video of female parrot and nestling!!

We are sorry  for the gap on the postings. 2010 has been a busy year for all of us. But we are back, with new posts, pictures and videos! From August to November 2010 we registered the reproductive activity of … Continuar lendo

Publicado em Filhotes, Pantanal, Parceiros | 1 Comentário

Happy Holidays!

2009 was a great year for the Project, thanks to all the support and help from people like you, that believed in our work for the parrots and the Pantanal! We wish you all happy holidays and a wonderful 2010! … Continuar lendo

Publicado em Pantanal, Parceiros | 1 Comentário

Parrot parental care – Watch this amazing video!!

During the past two months, Vandir, Veronica, Thyago and I have been monitoring a nest of blue-fronted Amazon with a microcamera in Pantanal. And now we share with you this fantastic video, which is the first record of a parental … Continuar lendo

Publicado em Filhotes, Pantanal | Marcado com , , | 4 Comentários

Ethology Meeting – We were there!

Between Nov 12th and 15th, I participated on the XXVII Annual Ethology Meeting and I Latin-American Symposium of Ethology (, at Bonito – Mato Grosso do Sul. The theme of the meeting was “Animal evolution and behavior” and many well known … Continuar lendo

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Instituto Família Legal – Helping local families in need

On Dec 12th and 13th I had a chance to meet with the artisans, children, and teens from the Instituto Família Legal (, at Bonito (, Mato Grosso do Sul, and lecture about the Blue-fronted Amazon Project. Walkiria, the coordinator … Continuar lendo

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Parrot Parental Care

Vandir and I shot this movie a while ago, of a young parrot equipped with a radio transmitter being fed by one of its parents. Can you see the antenna?! This was a male young parrot, which received the transmitter … Continuar lendo

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Special guests at The Blue-fronted Amazon Project!

In July, the Blue-fronted Amazon Project received the professor MSc. Elaine A. Carvalho dos Anjos, actual coordinator of the Biologic Sciences course of the Dom Bosco Catholic University (UCDB) (, at Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul. In August 2008, … Continuar lendo

Publicado em Equipe, Pantanal, Parceiros, Suporte, Trabalho de Campo | 1 Comentário

A lot of work and not enough funding…

The reproductive season is coming, and that is when we have to double our work load to monitor 200+ tree cavities and check the eggs and nestlings. But it’s not only the work load that increases this time of the … Continuar lendo

Publicado em Doação, Pantanal, Suporte, Trabalho de Campo | Marcado com , | 8 Comentários

Monitoring nest in the winter in Pantanal

We have just got back from a field trip to Pantanal. Over there, Vandir and I counted the parrots under a cold 8°C weather, with some showers. For us, this is a very cold winter, and we had to wear … Continuar lendo

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Feeding Ecology of the Blue-fronted Amazon

On the first part of my PhD dissertation, I analyzed the feeding behavior of the Blue-fronted Amazon. Once a month, from July 2005 to Dec 2007, my team and I used trails in different environments in Pantanal to observe the … Continuar lendo

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