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Military Macaw

13 March, 2009

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41.Ara_militaris.Sabanalarga.AQG._18The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is a species that has been ranked as vulnerable both globally and nationally due to the destruction of its habitat, the hunting pressure that this species is suffering and the plundering of its nests. This species currently presents a very restricted distribution around different forest areas within the country

Some of the studies conducted so far regarding the situation of this species are:

Sierra, AM 2005. Evaluation of the status of the population, distribution and ecological requirements of a colony of dark-green Macaw Ara militaris in occidental medium Antioqueño. Resume