African Grey parrots at the edge of extinction in Ghana
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African Grey parrots at the edge of extinction in Ghana

November 30th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is the most favourite bird pet over the world. In Europe, USA, Asia, just everywhere thousands of these birds are traded every year. Many breeders are focused on breeding of this...
PHOTOREPORT: Reggio Emilia bird market 2015
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PHOTOREPORT: Reggio Emilia bird market 2015

November 25th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Yesterday, we brought you a pricelist from one of the greatest European bird markets in Reggio Emilia. Today, you can enjoy a photoreport from this event. a Read: PRICELIST from Reggio Emilia birdmarket 2015 a Photos: (c) Lubomir...
PRICELIST from Reggio Emilia birdmarket 2015
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PRICELIST from Reggio Emilia birdmarket 2015

November 23rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
One of the greatest European bird markets took place in Reggio Emilia, Italy, in days 20th to 22nd November. It is organized regularly once a year for 76 years and that’s why this is the oldest event of its kind. In 1948,...
AVIAN MEDICINE AND CATARACT SURGERY ON AFRICAN GREY PARROT
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AVIAN MEDICINE AND CATARACT SURGERY ON AFRICAN GREY PARROT

November 17th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
A 32 year old African Grey Parrot was referred to Myvets Hospital for cataract diagnosis and assessment. Ophthalmic examination revealed normal ocular palpebral reflexes, eye movements, corneal scarring was present, hyper mature...
Australian conservationists are going to release 13 Orange-bellied Parrots to the wild
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Australian conservationists are going to release 13 Orange-bellied Parrots to the wild

November 16th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) is currently one of the most endangered parrots in the world. According to Birdlife, Int. there are no more than 50 individuals left in the wild. However, this species is also...
PHOTOREPORT: Black cockatoos in the wild
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PHOTOREPORT: Black cockatoos in the wild

November 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
What’s the greatest experience for every aviculturist when visits Australian bush? To see black cockatoos, of course! These birds are still very expensive in other parts of the world and so only a few breeders can get them....
The Swift Parrot was reclassified to “Critically endangered” category in the IUCN Red List
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The Swift Parrot was reclassified to “Critically endangered” category in the IUCN Red List

November 10th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
VIDEO IN – According to recent decrease of this species in the wild it was decided to reclassify it to a new category within the IUCN Red List.  That’s why the Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) is not considered as...
US researchers have developed a highly effective vaccine against PDD
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US researchers have developed a highly effective vaccine against PDD

November 9th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Proventricular dilatation disease (PDD) caused by Avian Bornavirus is one of the most lethal diseases in parrots. However, a team of scientists (Drs. Ian Tizard, Jianhua Guo, Susan Payne, and Samer Hameed) at Texas A&M...
Thousands of birds are illegally traded in Jakarta
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Thousands of birds are illegally traded in Jakarta

November 4th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Results of a detailed survey of illegal bird trade in three biggest markets in Jakarta were brought by non-governmental association Traffic. In Indonesia we can find the highest number of endangered bird species in whole Asia....
PHOTOREPORT: Birdshow Exotika 2015
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PHOTOREPORT: Birdshow Exotika 2015

November 3rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
All bird lovers and breeders in central Europe had a unique chance to visit one of the biggest bird shows Exotika in Lysa nad Labem. This city is located just about 45km from Prague so it’s very easy to get there. This...

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