The Spix is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Spix's Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) is the only member of the parrot genus Cyanopsitta. They are critically endangered, possibly extinct in the wild (IUCN 3.1) The species is conserved through several breeding programs. It was found in Brazil, in parts of the Brazilian state of Bahia. It has a very restricted natural habitat due to its dependence on the Caraibeira (Tabebuia aurea) tree for nesting. More

Spix was born in Höchstadt as the seventh of eleven children. His boyhood home is the site of the Spix Museum , opened to the public in 2004. After his first fundamental publication, a book about the history of zoological classification, published in 1810, he was appointed as a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. More

hatching of three Spix’s Macaws in late April. This breeding success has increased AWWP’s Spix’s Macaw population to 50 individuals; now comprising of 20 males, 27 females and the 3 juveniles whose sex is yet to be determined. Since 2004 AWWP has hatched 15 Spix’s Macaws and is confident of breeding more offspring this year. The Spix’s Macaw is one of the most critically endangered species in the world with only captive populations existing after the last wild bird disappeared in 2000. More

The Spix Macaw is the only member of the parrot genus Cyanopsitta. It is one of the world's most critically endangered species. The rapid decline of the Spix Macaw is due to the hunting and trapping of the birds, continuous destruction of its habitat, and introduction of the Africanized Bee which is competition for nesting sites and responsible for killing breeding macaws at their nests. Physical Description This bird is a delicate, blue-grey macaw with a long tail and wings. More

The Spix's Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) is the only member of the parrot genus Cyanopsitta. This macaw was found in Brazil, in the north part of the state Bahia. The species went extinct in the wild around 2000, when the last male bird died, however, there is a captive population of some 68 individuals. Most of these individuals are bred in captivity. More

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Spix’s macaw is the world’s rarest bird, believed to have become extinct in the wild as of 2000 (4). This elegant parrot has delicate blue-grey plumage, fading from the bright blue tail and wings to an ashy-blue crown (5). There is an area of featherless, dark grey skin around the eyes. Juveniles are typically dark blue in colour but the skin around the eye is pale (2). More

spix's guan is one of about a dozen birds that make up the genus Penelope. They are all very similar, being built like ground birds, but spending the majority of their time in Trees. The Guans and Curassows are both in the family Cracidae, but the guans are much more arboreal than the larger bulkier curassows. In zoos, this species is very uncommon (much like most species of the family) with only 8 zoos worldwide keeping the species, 6 of which are in Europe. More

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Newly Discovered Pet Spix's Macaw Returns to Brazil Going Home: World's Rarest Parrot Discovered in Colorado Living Room: Repatriated to Breeding Program in Brazil after 25 Years Underground. Spix Macaw A Spix's Macaw, the world's rarest parrot, made a long flight home today from Colorado to Brazil, 25 years after being taken from the wild, smuggled to Europe, and subsequently to the USA. More

spix's macaw imageI’ve never actually seen a macaw in the wild but I sort of feel I came close in 2002 when I read an incredibly absorbing and involving book written by Tony Juniper called “Spix’s Macaw - The Race to Save the World’s Rarest Parrot”. I bought the book on a whim because I liked the cover (I think it’s a UK edition, but how starkly beautiful and uncluttered is that design for a book cover…) but I’m so glad I did. More

Spix’s Macaw and the Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation - By Charlie • January 7, 2009 • 9 comments When the last Spix’s Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii disappeared from the wild in October 2000, most observers who knew anything about the species were ready to write it into history. More

The Spix's Macaw Conservation Program - a Non-Extinction Story - With Permission from AFA and Natasha Schischakin, Conservation Coordinator, Houston Zoo, Houston,TX The Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixi, one of the world's most critically endangered species, was recently the focus of three days of meetings in Houston, TX (Sep 30 - Oct 2, 1999). More

1819 von Spix collected a specimen of a macaw unknown until then in the region of Juazeiro, Bahia. In 1832 the German biologist J.B.Wagler named this macaw species " Sittace spixii" after its discoverer. TheSpix's Macaw is one of the least known parrots in the neotropical region. With a total length of just under 60 cm, it is one of the medium-sized species. Its body plumage is grey-blue, the forehead and sides of the head are greyer, the wings cobalt blue. More

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The Spix's Macaw is a critically endangered parrot species native to Brazil. The bird is believed to be extinct in the wild and birds in captivity are being managed in order to build up the population in hopes of releasing them into the wild once again. As of 2008 there are approximately 120 individual birds in captivity. This is our cute Birdorable version of the very special, endangered Spix's Macaw. Birdorable Spix's Macaw Sigg Water Bottle 0. More

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Order : Galliformes
Family : Cracidae
Genus : Penelope
Species : jacquacu
Authority : Spix, 1825