Macaw, Parrot and Parakeet may visit clay licks for more than a single reason

Red and Green Macaws (Ara chloropterus) on a clay lick in Southeast Peru. Photo Credit: Fernando Angulo. Macaws, parrots, and parakeets that visit the clay licks in Southeast Peru are thought to eat clay to help them neutralize toxins consumed in their daily diets. Other macaws, parrots, and parakeets outside this region, and in other […]

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