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Great Green Macaw and Scarlet Macaw Internship Costa Rica

 

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Macaw populations have declined significantly over the past decades. The main causes are illegal poaching for the pet trade and the loss of mature forest habitat, which they rely on for feeding and nesting. Our vision is to see a future with thriving parrot populations in healthy, connected forests, across their former ranges. Our breeding centr […]

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Dates of program:
From December to July or from January to August

Duration of program:
8 months

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+

Cost:
All international and national travel costs to initially get to the site are the responsibility of the applicant. However, once on-site, accommodation, daily transport, and utilities are provided at no cost. All team members buy and prepare their own food, for this we recommend you budget for at least US$100 per week, or more if you like luxuries. Comprehensive insurance cover for the entire stay is a must, and should be arranged and paid for by the applicant. Comprehensive insurance cover for the entire stay is a must, and it should be arranged and paid for by the applicant.

Other information:
We are unable to accommodate couples in our internship. If staying for more than 90 days, doing a visa renewal trip is also the applicant's own responsibility. The most cost-effective option is going to Nicaragua via bus for a long weekend.


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