Tony Silva NEWS

Tony Silva NEWS: Questions and answers. “My macaws feed each other and mate, but they do not lay eggs.”
4

Tony Silva NEWS: Questions and answers. “My macaws feed each other and mate, but they do not lay eggs.”

May 31st, 2015 | by Tony Silva
QUESTION: My macaws feed each other and mate, but they do not lay eggs. What tips can you give me to get them to breed? I usually question the writer as to how the birds are housed, what the nest dimensions are, how long have...
Interview with the successful breeder of Red-headed Lovebirds Dominique Veeckmans. PART II
0

Interview with the successful breeder of Red-headed Lovebirds Dominique Veeckmans. PART II

May 27th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the first part of this interview: Interview with the successful breeder of Red-headed Lovebirds Dominique Veeckmans. PART I   How often do you check the nestbox when the pair is nesting? At the beginning, I checked...
Tony Silva NEWS: Questions and answers. Why are my budgies still getting smaller and have poor reproduction results?
0

Tony Silva NEWS: Questions and answers. Why are my budgies still getting smaller and have poor reproduction results?

May 25th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
During the past few months, I set aside several of the questions that I received via Facebook. These were questions that were valid and of interest to avicultural in general. I believe that answering them in this public forum...
PBFD, a serious threat for Cape Parrots in South Africa
0

PBFD, a serious threat for Cape Parrots in South Africa

May 22nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Cape Parrot (Poicephalus robustus) represents the most endangered parrot in South Africa (less than 1200 individuals in 2010). One of the causes which affects the wild population decline is the Psittacine Beak and Feather...
Interview with the successful breeder of Red-headed Lovebirds Dominique Veeckmans. PART I
3

Interview with the successful breeder of Red-headed Lovebirds Dominique Veeckmans. PART I

May 19th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Dominique, you have a very nice collection of lovebirds. Tell us when did you start with breeding of birds… In early 2005 I saw the first wild colored Masked Lovebird (Agapornis personatus). At that time I decided to start...
Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART III
0

Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART III

May 18th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous article about extinct macaw species: Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II a 7)Martinique Macaw (Ara martinica) There are two possible scientific names for this hypothetical extinct macaw species...
Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? PART II
1

Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? PART II

May 14th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? a We also provide a sprouted seed mix. This includes mung and garbanzo beans, popcorn, lentils, various types of...
Lubica Necasova: We are not any smugglers
0

Lubica Necasova: We are not any smugglers

May 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
It’s been already four years when a pair of Palm Cockatoos comming from the facility of Lubica Necasova was confiscated. Up to now, one bird is dead and we have no information about the second. How efficient is the work of...
Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II
0

Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II

May 11th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the first part of this article: Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART I a 3)Cuban Macaw (Ara cubensis) In 1985, Wetherbee described a new extinct macaw species Ara cubensis. However, very few researchers follow...
Australian cockatoos versus feral bees
0

Australian cockatoos versus feral bees

May 8th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Humans are not always the cause of animal decline in the wild. Sometimes species might become threatened because of the competition with other animals. Very good example is the relation between cockatoos and feral bees in...

Parrot News Blog | Parrots Daily News