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open mouth kiss.......




Hyacinth Macaw
Range: Eastern South America
Habitat: Swamps, forests, palm groves
Conservation Status: Endangered
Scientific Name: Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus

One look at this bird's strong beak and you'll see why it has little problem eating fruits or nuts covered by even the hardest of shells or skins. Although hyacinth macaws are common in captivity, we know little about their habits in the wild. It is a highly social bird, and is often seen in large flocks in parts of South America. Breeding is a time-consuming undertaking for these birds: more than six months pass between the onset of courtship and the raising of their chicks.

Did You Know?
This is the largest member of the parrot family, measuring nearly three feet from head to tail.


St Louis Zoo http://www.stlzoo.org/
Named #1 Zoo in America by Zagat and Parenting Magazines




Have a great Weekend!!!!


(constructive critique is welcome)



coming soon -
another - St Louis Air Show - from high up in the hills above the air field:
http://www.stlcofair.org/
and on Mon 09/03 we went to a small car show -
after that - Friday 09/14 - St Louis Balloon Glow
and - Saturday 0915 - Great St Louis Balloon Race
http://www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com/
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Oct 21 2007 12:46 GMT ashdad PRO
Sweet and colourful!
Oct 21 2007 12:47 GMT jceca PRO
wow, what a catch !!!!
excellent, bill !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oct 21 2007 12:48 GMT iyerhari
a lovely catch:)
Oct 21 2007 12:52 GMT bennystr
Fantastic!
Oct 21 2007 13:02 GMT Studio88
WOW!!! Bird Love Captured!!!
Oct 21 2007 13:14 GMT santaslittlehelper
Great shot. Wouldhavebeen a nice one for FriendshipFriday !
Oct 21 2007 13:34 GMT abojovna PRO
Big sort of parrot! Beautiful series! I sent link to my friend, he love parrot! Thank you!
Oct 21 2007 13:37 GMT marijke06
wOW....great capture@
Oct 21 2007 13:48 GMT blue
great pic! and do you know that when one named Henry steals the car keys and you are the bird sitter you have to climb a step ladder to go get them back? :>)
Oct 21 2007 14:05 GMT Pinkpitch
Great shot ...

lovely birds ;-)
Oct 21 2007 14:26 GMT JBW
brilliant shot.....one can almost touch them!!!!
Oct 21 2007 15:29 GMT Squirrel PRO
BEAUTIFUL PARROT LOVE.......................
Oct 21 2007 16:19 GMT Lensvision
Aw, cute.
Oct 21 2007 16:24 GMT fredaH
great capture.
Oct 21 2007 17:08 GMT sini
Fantastic catch!:)
Oct 21 2007 17:09 GMT CeterusParibus
cute & colourful!
Oct 21 2007 17:43 GMT Elise
That is ouch! :)

Great compostion shot PP...great serie!
Oct 21 2007 18:08 GMT fourdeadpresidents
At least someone is getting some action.
Oct 21 2007 18:22 GMT Cooler PRO
Wonderful image and Macaw series ;-)
Oct 21 2007 19:37 GMT Archer
Wow...fantastic!
Oct 21 2007 19:51 GMT mariazinha32
so beautiful
Oct 21 2007 23:49 GMT PinkRocksAus PRO
This is great what a unique capture!
Oct 22 2007 03:18 GMT gtc126
A Parrot French Kiss!!!!!!!!!!! Super Capture!!!!!!!!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oct 22 2007 09:29 GMT Tavascarow
Beautiful series.
:))
Oct 22 2007 22:01 GMT onichek
WOW!!! This is gorgeous!!! And so romantic...
*sighing*
Oct 23 2007 22:42 GMT Ogladif
Beautiful animal series!

FT1