The Living Legends of the Ancient Mayans

The legends of the Mayans are living today, and not just in fantastic stories made up about the end of the world in December 2012 when the Mayan calendar resets.  These legends persist against all odds as the Central American subspecies of scarlet macaw, Ara macao cyanoptera.  Currently there may only be about a couple […]

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Hope is the Thing Without Flight

Hope is the Thing Without Flight

Hope in conservation comes from many resources.  In the case of New Zealand avian conservation it comes from a bird who cannot fly, the Kiwi.  Usually it is the characteristic of flight that raises the human spirit, signifying perhaps freedom, liberation, and joyful activity.  So much do our kind identify with flying birds, we have […]

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