Conservation projects

It’s going to be a good year for the Kakapo
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It’s going to be a good year for the Kakapo

January 29th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
After unfavourable last years when nesting of Kakapos have been recorded rarely the situation may change, eventually. Representatives...
What is the appropriate nest design for our parrots? PART II
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What is the appropriate nest design for our parrots? PART II

January 28th, 2016 | by Tony Silva
Some nest types have better husbandry application than others. The best example that I can site is the “T”- or “Y” shaped cockatoo...
Biology and breeding of the Red-tailed Cockatoo. PART I
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Biology and breeding of the Red-tailed Cockatoo. PART I

January 27th, 2016 | by Julie and Barry Blanch
Redtail Black Cockatoo are found in most Australian states and territories except for the Australian Capital Territory (situated in the southern part...
Wild population of the Puerto Rican Amazon is recovering rapidly. Sixteen captive bred birds were released.
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Wild population of the Puerto Rican Amazon is recovering rapidly. Sixteen captive bred birds were released.

January 26th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
The long term training of a group of 30 Puerto Rican amazons in conservation center Rio Abajo leaded to release of 16 birds into the wild in the last...
Biology and breeding of the Mountain Parakeet
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Biology and breeding of the Mountain Parakeet

January 25th, 2016 | by Daniel Nuijten
I would like to discuss a small green parakeet that I have been keeping in my collection since the 90s and which seems to have changed...
The fourth group of Vinaceous Amazons is going to be released in Araucárias National Park
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The fourth group of Vinaceous Amazons is going to be released in Araucárias National Park

January 22nd, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
Thirteen birds will reinforce the current population of Vinaceous Amazons (Amazona vinacea) in Brazilian national park...
What is the appropriate nest design for our parrots? PART I
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What is the appropriate nest design for our parrots? PART I

January 21st, 2016 | by Tony Silva
Read also the second part of this article: What is the appropriate nest design for our parrots? PART II a The British aviculturist E.J. Boosey published a book titled Parrots, Cockatoos and Macaws in 1956. This early avicultural...
Biology and breeding of the Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo. PART III
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Biology and breeding of the Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo. PART III

January 20th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
Cockatoo males are well known for their aggressive behaviour during breeding season which can lead to injury or even death of the female. Most common...
CITES statistics in the Czech Rep: 117 Golden Conures, 59 Hyacinth Macaws and 31 Palm Cockatoos have been registered in the last three years
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CITES statistics in the Czech Rep: 117 Golden Conures, 59 Hyacinth Macaws and 31 Palm Cockatoos have been registered in the last three years

January 13th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
The number of breeders who can afford buying Hyacinth Macaws increased rapidly in the last three years. Twenty five individuals have been registered......
Biology and breeding of the Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo. PART II
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Biology and breeding of the Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo. PART II

January 12th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
In comparison with other cockatoo species, Major Mitchell’s cockatoos nest in shallow cavities. The nest is never deeper than one...

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