Taxonomy

Latest taxonomy news in lories and lorikeets
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Latest taxonomy news in lories and lorikeets

October 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
With introduction of molecular analysis the tree of life is becoming complete day by day. Especially in case of birds, recent research of their taxonomy is really intensive. However, there are still some groups where phylogenetic...
Is there still any Western Ground Parrot at Fitzgerald River National Park?
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Is there still any Western Ground Parrot at Fitzgerald River National Park?

October 12th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Conservationists try to find out how many of Western Ground Parrots are still found at Fitzgerald River National. Unfortunately, expectation is not great because there has been no report of this species since 2010. Western Ground...
Glossy Black Cockatoos in ACTP
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Glossy Black Cockatoos in ACTP

October 9th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Which is the rarest cockatoo species in the world? Well, in Australia it may be Philipinne Cockatoo or Palm Cockatoo. But in Europe, it’s the Glossy Black Cockatoo for sure. Up to now just a single female in one private...
Tony Silva NEWS: Winter and summer protection for your birds
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Tony Silva NEWS: Winter and summer protection for your birds

October 8th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Aviculturists that house their birds outdoors the world over face problems caused by the elements each year. In parts of Europe breeders in winter can face prolonged freeze with high winds that cause mortalities if the birds are...
Jim Van Reyk: Aviary notes on the Blue-cheeked Rosella. PART II
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Jim Van Reyk: Aviary notes on the Blue-cheeked Rosella. PART II

October 7th, 2015 | by Jim van Reyk
Read also the first part of this article: Jim Van Reyk: Aviary notes on the Blue-cheeked Rosella. PART I a The fledgling to juvenile stage Among our pairs young, it is noticeable that the Bluey is very slow to reach adult colour...
CITES statistics in the Czech Republic for the first half-year 2015: 125 Hyacinth Macaws, 5 Lear’s Macaws and 197 Golden Conures
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CITES statistics in the Czech Republic for the first half-year 2015: 125 Hyacinth Macaws, 5 Lear’s Macaws and 197 Golden Conures

October 6th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Czech Republic is part of CITES convention since 1993. We are happy to announce that our partner website Ararauna.cz got data of the first half-year of 2015 from the Czech government with permission to publish.  However, in...
What do we know about breeding biology of the Timneh parrot?
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What do we know about breeding biology of the Timneh parrot?

October 5th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Timneh parrot is one of the most popular parrots in captivity. But why is that we know almost nothing about its biology? There is lack of information about nesting, reproductive productivity and data about their quantity in...
PHOTOREPORT: Suplhur-crested Cockatoo as a beautiful parrot or noisy pest?
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PHOTOREPORT: Suplhur-crested Cockatoo as a beautiful parrot or noisy pest?

October 2nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
There are four  subspecies of Sulphur-crested Cockatoo according to Arndt’s taxonomy and five mentioned by Forshaw. Two of them are found in Australia, Forshaw describes also one more Australian subspecies Cacatua galerita...
Tony Silva NEWS: Breeding of Umbrella Cockatoos. PART II
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Tony Silva NEWS: Breeding of Umbrella Cockatoos. PART II

October 1st, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: Breeding of Umbrella Cockatoos. PART I a With cockatoos, I feel that intermittent interaction with its owner is better than a set daily schedule. The reason why I never...

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