Breeding

Breeding and biology of the Swift Parrot. PART I
1

Breeding and biology of the Swift Parrot. PART I

November 11th, 2015 | by Daniel Nuijten
The Swift parrot (Lathamus discolor) is a small parrot species with size 25 cm, the plumage is mainly green with red undertail and red underwings coverts. This bird has also distinct face markings with red color around the beak...
The Swift Parrot was reclassified to “Critically endangered” category in the IUCN Red List
0

The Swift Parrot was reclassified to “Critically endangered” category in the IUCN Red List

November 10th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
VIDEO IN – According to recent decrease of this species in the wild it was decided to reclassify it to a new category within the IUCN Red List.  That’s why the Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) is not considered as...
US researchers have developed a highly effective vaccine against PDD
0

US researchers have developed a highly effective vaccine against PDD

November 9th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Proventricular dilatation disease (PDD) caused by Avian Bornavirus is one of the most lethal diseases in parrots. However, a team of scientists (Drs. Ian Tizard, Jianhua Guo, Susan Payne, and Samer Hameed) at Texas A&M...
Breeding of the Rose-fronted Conure. PART II
2

Breeding of the Rose-fronted Conure. PART II

November 6th, 2015 | by David T Longo
Read also the first part of this article: Breeding of the Rose-fronted Conure. PART I a They did not do show any interest in breeding in 1999 from our observations and they were also still young. They were under two years of age...
Tony Silva NEWS: Q & A “How can I detect a sick bird?”
0

Tony Silva NEWS: Q & A “How can I detect a sick bird?”

November 5th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
QUESTION: How can I detect a sick bird and what steps should I take before getting it to a veterinarian? ANSWER: Birds are masters of disguise. An ill bird will mask its illness until its condition has deteriorated enough where...
Thousands of birds are illegally traded in Jakarta
0

Thousands of birds are illegally traded in Jakarta

November 4th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Results of a detailed survey of illegal bird trade in three biggest markets in Jakarta were brought by non-governmental association Traffic. In Indonesia we can find the highest number of endangered bird species in whole Asia....
PHOTOREPORT: Birdshow Exotika 2015
0

PHOTOREPORT: Birdshow Exotika 2015

November 3rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
All bird lovers and breeders in central Europe had a unique chance to visit one of the biggest bird shows Exotika in Lysa nad Labem. This city is located just about 45km from Prague so it’s very easy to get there. This...

Parrot News Blog | Parrots Daily News