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An extraordinary success in breeding of the Spix’s Macaw in ACTP
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An extraordinary success in breeding of the Spix’s Macaw in ACTP

April 30th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
On the 21st of March ACTP announced that the fourth chick of the Spix’s Macaw hatched in their facility in this year. If we consider that world population of this species counts about 100 individuals then it’s quite obvious...
Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART II
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Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART II

April 28th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the first part of this article: Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART I a They love water for both bathing and consuming; they do not necessarily like the cold but will bathe even on the coolest of...
Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART II
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Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART II

April 27th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I a 4)Comfort is in numbers. With very few exceptions, most parrots lay more than one egg; some produce very large clutches. Evolution has...
Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART I
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Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART I

April 23rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the second part of this article: Breeding of the Red-bellied Macaw by David T. Longo. PART II a My arrival in Suriname September 2003 was on a flight that comes into Paramaribo only three times a week. This voyage was...
Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I
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Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I

April 22nd, 2015 | by Tony Silva
After the essentials of proper bird care, the next biggest source of questions I receive on a daily basis involves hand-rearing. The types of queries typically suggest a misunderstanding of heat requirements, diet, hygiene and...
Lubica Necasova: African Grey Parrot is a very difficult bird to keep as a pet. PART VI
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Lubica Necasova: African Grey Parrot is a very difficult bird to keep as a pet. PART VI

April 21st, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous part of this interview: Discussion about the diet for parrots with the avian vet. Shall we use seeds or pellets? PART V a We can find on the market also pellets for small parrots and finches. There are the...
Cincinnati ZOO received a Plume Award for successful breeding of the Kea Parrot
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Cincinnati ZOO received a Plume Award for successful breeding of the Kea Parrot

April 20th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
VIDEO IN – American Cincinnati ZOO received the Plum Award for Noteworthy Achievement in Avian Husbandry, specifically for extraordinary results in breeding of Kea Parrots (Nestor notabilis) within the conservation project....
Captive bred Orange-fronted Parakeets were released to the wild in New Zealand
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Captive bred Orange-fronted Parakeets were released to the wild in New Zealand

April 17th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Twenty three critically endangered Orange-fronted Parakeets (Cyanoramphus malherbi) have been bred in rescue centre Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust in Christchurch, New Zealand. Those birds were consequently released to the...
Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in Brazil
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Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in Brazil

April 16th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is, to me, the most beautiful city in the world: the forests of Tijuca, Christ the Redeemer, the beaches, one of which one inspired Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes to pen the song “Girl...
Discussion about the diet for parrots with the avian vet. Shall we use seeds or pellets? PART V
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Discussion about the diet for parrots with the avian vet. Shall we use seeds or pellets? PART V

April 15th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous part of this interview: Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV a What do you think about sunflower? Shall we give it to birds? Some of my pairs eat the sprouted...

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