Breeding of the Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella)
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Breeding of the Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella)

November 16th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
There are several species within the genus Lorius, so breeders should be aware of hybridisations. Sometimes, due to the lack of available specimens, crosses are produced that are camouflaged in a second or third...
Compelling research and hi-tech nest-boxes help wild Swift Parrots
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Compelling research and hi-tech nest-boxes help wild Swift Parrots

October 10th, 2019 | by David Waugh
Recognising that the wild population of the migratory Australian Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) was in free-fall, in 2010 the Loro Parque Fundación began supporting a vital research initiative to unearth the principal threats...
Loro Parque Fundación supports genetic profiling of Great Green Macaws in Costa Rica
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Loro Parque Fundación supports genetic profiling of Great Green Macaws in Costa Rica

September 6th, 2019 | by David Waugh
This genetic survey is regarded as an essential component of the several stages leading to the eventual reintroduction of the macaws to their...
Sensational reintroduction of the Red-masked Parakeets
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Sensational reintroduction of the Red-masked Parakeets

August 3rd, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
Thanks to intensive efforts by Loro Parque Fundación, 20 red-masked parakeets are flying free in nature. These parakeets were confiscated in Ecuador and returned to wild after a comprehensive and careful reintroduction...
Action in Ecuador for the rare Lilacine Amazon
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Action in Ecuador for the rare Lilacine Amazon

July 12th, 2019 | by David Waugh
Nearing 100 individuals perched in the crown of a large kapok tree (Ceiba trichistandra), in the fading daylight the flock of amazons suddenly took flight and found...
Traditions helping to save macaws in Bolivia
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Traditions helping to save macaws in Bolivia

May 31st, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The Beni festivities have taken place in Trinidad, where headdresses and sombreros feature strongly in the local celebrations. The presence of Loro Parque Fundación has been decisive, as it stressed the importance of using...
Beginning the year at Loro Parque Fundación
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Beginning the year at Loro Parque Fundación

March 11th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
At European latitudes, especially in the south and from February on, parrots notice an increase in daylight hours. They are getting more active now...
Loro Parque Fundación invests 1 million $ to conservation projects in 2019
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Loro Parque Fundación invests 1 million $ to conservation projects in 2019

January 9th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The Loro Parque Fundación recently held the annual meeting of its Advisory Committee, which has decided how to distribute the $1,000,000 that the foundation...
New Caledonian Horned Parakeet bred at LPF
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New Caledonian Horned Parakeet bred at LPF

December 11th, 2018 | by Marcia Weinzettl
The peculiar name of this parrot is endemic to New Caledonia and derives from the feathers on its head that look like horns with brilliant tips. We placed our young couple, both one-year-old, in a separate and a quiet...
Parrot Fostering in Loro Parque Fundación
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Parrot Fostering in Loro Parque Fundación

September 21st, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
At Loro Parque Fundación we use the auxiliary technique cross-fostering when bird parents are too young and do not know how to complete the breeding process....

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