Conservation projects

How threatened in the wild is the Grey-breasted Parakeet?
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How threatened in the wild is the Grey-breasted Parakeet?

October 28th, 2020 | by David Waugh
In 1644 a Dutch artist painted an image which turned out to be the first record of the Grey-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus), a severely threatened species endemic to north-eastern Brazil. The parakeet was formally...
Poachers positively select parrot species based on their attractiveness
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Poachers positively select parrot species based on their attractiveness

October 19th, 2020 | by David Waugh
News has arrived about a phenomenon that many of us suspected was true, but in practice has remained unexamined objectively until now, not least due to the difficulties of estimating species abundances in the wild. Poachers do...
Another landmark event for Philippine Cockatoo conservation
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Another landmark event for Philippine Cockatoo conservation

October 12th, 2020 | by David Waugh
Exciting news has recently arrived of a landmark event in the Philippine Cockatoo Conservation Program (PCCP), the long-term endeavour to bring-about the recovery of this ‘Critically Endangered’ species endemic to the...

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