The costs and rewards of conserving the Lear’s Macaw
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The costs and rewards of conserving the Lear’s Macaw

April 11th, 2020 | by David Waugh
How much does it cost to save from extinction a parrot, or any other species for that matter? There is no straight-forward answer because of the complexity...
Nest-box revolution for wild Grey-breasted Parakeets
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Nest-box revolution for wild Grey-breasted Parakeets

March 26th, 2020 | by David Waugh
In 2007 the Brazilian NGO Aquasis conducted museum research and exhaustive field expeditions in its historically reported distribution in north-east Brazil. The search was instigated due to the alarming decline in the area of...
The Yellow-crested Cockatoo clings-on to its eastern fringe
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The Yellow-crested Cockatoo clings-on to its eastern fringe

February 21st, 2020 | by David Waugh
Imagine searching for a very rare species on scores of islands in an area of the tropics measuring 1,400 km between its north and south extremes, and the same distance again between its most eastern and western limits. Would...
The 20th Anniversary of “Proyecto Ognorhynchus”:  Back from the abyss, the Yellow-eared Parrot unites a nation
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The 20th Anniversary of “Proyecto Ognorhynchus”: Back from the abyss, the Yellow-eared Parrot unites a nation

February 9th, 2020 | by David Waugh
Please raise a glass to the beautiful Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis), because 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of a remarkable project to save a species teetering on the edge of extinction, following its rediscovery...
Monitoring, protection, rescue and release help the Yellow-headed Parrots of Belize
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Monitoring, protection, rescue and release help the Yellow-headed Parrots of Belize

January 24th, 2020 | by David Waugh
“They’re curious about what’s going on, and so they fly in close to take a good look”. Mario Muschamp, land manager of TIDE, is making reference to the wild resident Yellow-headed Parrots (Amazona oratrix belizensis)...
Compelling research and hi-tech nest-boxes help wild Swift Parrots
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Compelling research and hi-tech nest-boxes help wild Swift Parrots

October 10th, 2019 | by David Waugh
Recognising that the wild population of the migratory Australian Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) was in free-fall, in 2010 the Loro Parque Fundación began supporting a vital research initiative to unearth the principal threats...
Loro Parque Fundación supports genetic profiling of Great Green Macaws in Costa Rica
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Loro Parque Fundación supports genetic profiling of Great Green Macaws in Costa Rica

September 6th, 2019 | by David Waugh
This genetic survey is regarded as an essential component of the several stages leading to the eventual reintroduction of the macaws to their...
Action in Ecuador for the rare Lilacine Amazon
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Action in Ecuador for the rare Lilacine Amazon

July 12th, 2019 | by David Waugh
Nearing 100 individuals perched in the crown of a large kapok tree (Ceiba trichistandra), in the fading daylight the flock of amazons suddenly took flight and found...
Loro Parque Fundación project confirms endangered status of the Vinaceous-breasted Parrot
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Loro Parque Fundación project confirms endangered status of the Vinaceous-breasted Parrot

April 11th, 2016 | by David Waugh
Learn more about conservation project which protects the endangered Vinaceous Amazon (Amazona vinacea). The program is sponsored......

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