Parrot Conservation & Natural History

Title Published Author(s) Journal Size
(Need file) An evaluation of primers for microsatellite markers in Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) and their performance in a Peruvian wild population 2014 George Olah, Robert G. Heinsohn, Jose R. Espinoza, Donald J. Brightsmith, Rod Peakall Conservation Genetics Resources 175.64 KB
Nest site selection and efficacy of artificial nests for breeding success of Scarlet Macaws Ara macao macao in lowland Peru 2014 George Olah, Gabriela Vigo, Robert Heinsohn, Donald J. Brightsmith Journal for Nature Conservation 22(2): 176-185 756.97 KB
Growth of Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) chicks in Southeastern Peru 2011 Gabriela Vigo, Martha Williams, Donald J. Brightsmith Ornitologia Neotropical (22): 143-153 435.18 KB
Cavity use and reproductive success of nesting macaws 2009 Renton, K. and Brightsmith, D.J. Journal of Field Ornithology 80(1): 1-8 343.85 KB
Molted feathers from clay licks in Peru provide DNA for three large macaws (Ara ararauna, A. chloropterus, and A. macao) 2009 Gebhardt, K.J., Brightsmith, D.J., Powell, G., and Waits, L.P. Journal of Field Ornithology 80(2): 183-192 238.94 KB
Foraging ecology of parrots in a modified landscape: Seasonal trends and introduced species 2008 Matuzak, G.D., Bezy, M.B., and Brightsmith, D.J. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120(2): 353-365 88.5 KB
Distribution, ecology and conservation status of the Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni 2007 Tobias, J.A. and Brightsmith, D.J. Biological Conservation (139): 126-138 459.46 KB
Roosting of Yellow-naped Parrots in Costa Rica: estimating the size and recruitment of threatened populations-naped_parrots 2007 Matuzak, G.D. and Brightsmith, D.J. Journal of Field Ornithology 78(2): 159-169 510.72 KB
Ecology and management of nesting blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna) in Mauritia palm swamps 2006 Brightsmith, D.J. and Bravo, A. Biodiversity and Conservation (15): 4271-4287 342.7 KB
Parrot nesting in Southeastern Peru: Seasonal patterns and keystone trees 2005 Donald J. Brightsmith Wilson Bulletin 117(3): 296-305 61.5 KB
The use of hand-raised psittacines for reintroduction: a case study of scarlet macaws (Ara macao) in Peru and Costa Rica 2005 Brightsmith, D.J., Hilburn, J., del Campo, A., Boyd, J., Frisius, M., Frisius, R., Janik, D., and Guillen, F. Biological Conservation (121): 465-472 207.89 KB
Manu and Tambopata: nesting success and techniques for increasing reproduction in wild macaws in southeastern Peru 1995 E. Nycander, D. H. Blanco, K. M. Holle, A. d. Campo, C. A. Munn, J. I. Moscoso, D. G. Ricalde The large macaws: their care, breeding and conservation. B. L. S. J. Abramson, & J. B. Thomsen, eds. Raintree Publications, Fort Bragg, California, pp: 423-443 1.37 MB