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1 December 2012 Near Colonization of a Desert Island by a Tropical Bird: Military Macaw (Ara militaris) at Isla San Pedro Nolasco, Sonora, Mexico
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In 2000, military macaws (Ara militaris) arrived on Isla San Pedro Nolasco, a desert island near the coast of Sonora, Mexico. The last one was seen in 2009. This is the first report of this macaw on an island in the Gulf of California, Mexico.

En el año 2000, algunos individuos de la guacamaya verde (Ara militaris) arribaron a la isla San Pedro Nolasco, una isla desierta cercana a la costa de Sonora, México. El último individuo fue visto en 2009. Este es el primer registro de la presencia de guacamayas verdes en una isla del Golfo de California, México.

Juan Pablo Gallo-Reynoso, Richard Stephen Felger, and Benjamin Theodore Wilder "Near Colonization of a Desert Island by a Tropical Bird: Military Macaw (Ara militaris) at Isla San Pedro Nolasco, Sonora, Mexico," The Southwestern Naturalist 57(4), 459-462, (1 December 2012). https://doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909-57.4.459
Received: 1 December 2010; Accepted: 1 August 2012; Published: 1 December 2012
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