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This breeding pair of Hahn's macaws (Ara n. nobilis) was raised at our ranch, Rancho Papagallo, in 1993 and first produced fertile eggs in 1996. We are delighted to have our own young pairs producing for us! 

Many of our domestic, hand-fed breeding birds are well socialized to humans and carry on conversations with their keepers. Often domestic breeders are steadier in the nest than wild-caught birds.This is a young female Jardine Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi). 

 Although individuals can be quite personable in the aviary, the Yellow-Faced Amazon (Amazona xanthops) is quite rare in captivity
and should be carefully managed in breeding programs. This specie learns to talk quite well and behaves more
like a Pionus than an Amazon.

 This interesting species, the Slender-Billed Conure (Enicognathus leptorhynchus) is native to Chile. It is not a prolific breeder in captivity.

All photographs are by Gail J. Worth and are copyrighted. They may not be reproduced by any method without written permission.

2000 Ranch photos

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