Amazon parrots returned back into the wild in USA
Conservation projects
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Amazon parrots returned back into the wild in USA

December 28th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
More than 20 parrots were released back into the wild in El Cajon, USA on December 22 by nonprofit organization SoCal Parrot. The San Diego Union-Tribune informed about that on the official website. In total, 25 Lilac-crowned...
Visit of Birdworld Kuranda – an amazing Australian bird park
Photoreports
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Visit of Birdworld Kuranda – an amazing Australian bird park

December 21st, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
A bird sanctuary is  a place where neglected parrot pets or confiscated birds are taken.  It’s necessary to have such facility in every country otherwise all abandoned parrots would have to be euthanized. Similar role may...
Q & A: “What method is best to determine gender: DNA or surgical sexing?”
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Q & A: “What method is best to determine gender: DNA or surgical sexing?”

December 17th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The answer to this question is based more on personal choice and belief than science. DNA sexing of parrots is simple, quick and non-invasive. You can sex the birds from the eggshell, where blood and tissue can be used to...
Parrots use pebbles to grind mineral powder from seashells
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Parrots use pebbles to grind mineral powder from seashells

December 16th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
A new evidence of tool use in parrots was discovered in parrots. In spring 2013, Megan Lambert (the research team leader) observed strange behaviour in captive kept Greater Vasa Parrots (Coracopsis vasa). She saw them moving on...
WPT seeks volunteers for Red and Green Macaw conservation project in Argentina
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WPT seeks volunteers for Red and Green Macaw conservation project in Argentina

December 15th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Do you love parrots? Would you like to experience adventure and help to save endangered parrot species in the wild? Then you should consider following offer. World Parrot Trust (WPT) which was found in 1989 and helps to save many...
Presentation of BVA bird club
Breeding
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Presentation of BVA bird club

December 14th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
In 1992 the idea was developed to start a specialized club for lovebird breeders and keepers (BVA agapornis club). This idea seemed interesting enough for about two hundred people, so the official starting date became November 1,...
What’s the current situation of Carnaby’s Cockatoo in Western Australia?
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What’s the current situation of Carnaby’s Cockatoo in Western Australia?

December 8th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
According to the latest research, the wild population of Carnaby’s Cockatoo is reduced at a rate of 15% a year. A manager of Australian program Cockies in crisis (established by Birdlife) Tegan Douglas described the current...
21 confiscated cockatoos are coming back to the wild
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21 confiscated cockatoos are coming back to the wild

December 7th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
A shipment of parrots which have been confiscated in Jakarta arrived safely to Papua Province. Local governor, Lucas Enembe received the birds from Ministry of Environment and Forestry and would like to release them back to their...
235 parrots and 300 passerines confiscated in Mexico
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235 parrots and 300 passerines confiscated in Mexico

December 2nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Federal Agency for Environmental Protection (Profepa) confiscated 535 wild birds in a house of Mexican city Iztapalapa. All specimens were going to be traded across the whole country. The agency indicates that they got a...
Bushfires in Australia have pushed the Western Ground Parrot even closer to the brink
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Bushfires in Australia have pushed the Western Ground Parrot even closer to the brink

December 1st, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Has the Western Ground Parrot become Australia’s rarest bird after bushfires destroyed 90% of its known occupied habitat? A field team from the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife together with a group of...

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