Cincinnati ZOO received a Plume Award for successful breeding of the Kea Parrot
ZOOs and birdparks
1

Cincinnati ZOO received a Plume Award for successful breeding of the Kea Parrot

April 20th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
VIDEO IN – American Cincinnati ZOO received the Plum Award for Noteworthy Achievement in Avian Husbandry, specifically for extraordinary results in breeding of Kea Parrots (Nestor notabilis) within the conservation project....
Captive bred Orange-fronted Parakeets were released to the wild in New Zealand
Conservation projects
0

Captive bred Orange-fronted Parakeets were released to the wild in New Zealand

April 17th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Twenty three critically endangered Orange-fronted Parakeets (Cyanoramphus malherbi) have been bred in rescue centre Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust in Christchurch, New Zealand. Those birds were consequently released to the...
Discussion about the diet for parrots with the avian vet. Shall we use seeds or pellets? PART V
Diseases
2

Discussion about the diet for parrots with the avian vet. Shall we use seeds or pellets? PART V

April 15th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous part of this interview: Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV a What do you think about sunflower? Shall we give it to birds? Some of my pairs eat the sprouted...
Taxonomy news: two new species of Vasa parrots
Taxonomy
0

Taxonomy news: two new species of Vasa parrots

April 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Considerable taxonomic changes in the HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World affected also the genus Vasa. Del Hoyo and his team suggested two new species in this group of parrots. Up to...
Do you know which parrots can we find in Europe in the WILD?
Invasive species
8

Do you know which parrots can we find in Europe in the WILD?

April 10th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Surprisingly, when you want to see parrots in the wild you don’t need to go to South America, Africa or Australia because there are 12 invasive parrot species living in Europe. That’s why Spanish authorities banned breeding...
Bulldozers are destroying the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure
Conservation projects
0

Bulldozers are destroying the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure

April 9th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The illegal construction of a roadway in Santa Marta destroys the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure (Pyrrhura viridicata). A non-governmental association ProAves informed about this issue within the last week. More than...
Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV
Diseases
3

Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV

April 7th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Some breeders give garlic to birds for worming. What is your opinion about this? I don’t have any strict opinion about this. I think that garlic is not dangerous fo birds so we can add it to water or food. But apply it for...
Lilian’s Lovebirds die because of poisoned water in Liwonde
Conservation projects
0

Lilian’s Lovebirds die because of poisoned water in Liwonde

April 6th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Wild populations of parrots are not theatened just by illegal trade. In state Malawi, eastern Africa, many Peach-faced Lovebirds die because of poisoned water. Researchers from the University of South Africa KwaZulu-Natal have...
The Mallee Ringneck Parrot is not considered as separated species anymore
Taxonomy
1

The Mallee Ringneck Parrot is not considered as separated species anymore

April 3rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The new taxonomy from Joseph del Hoyo brings lots of news for all breeders and parrot lovers. His book HBW and Birdlife Internationall Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World was published in July 2014. Some subspecies...
ZOO Wuppertal will exhibit Lear’s Macaws in the new birdhouse Aralandia
ZOOs and birdparks
1

ZOO Wuppertal will exhibit Lear’s Macaws in the new birdhouse Aralandia

April 2nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Prague ZOO is not the only ZOO in continental Europe which whill show Lear’s Macaws in future. German ZOO Wuppertal is going to build a large walk-in aviary for this and many other bird species as well. This was said by the...

Parrot News Blog | Parrots Daily News

RSS
Follow by Email8k
Facebook25k
Instagram18k