Winter feeding at Loro Parque Fundación
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Winter feeding at Loro Parque Fundación

February 27th, 2020 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The coldest months of the year is the best time to start forming new couples. Parrots usually seek body contact for warmth and this is a factor that can be taken into account to facilitate the formation of stable couples. ...
Conservation, Management and Breeding of the Yellow-Shouldered Amazon. PART I
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Conservation, Management and Breeding of the Yellow-Shouldered Amazon. PART I

February 4th, 2020 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
CITES: Appendix I IUCN RED LIST: VULNERABLE Wingspan: 33 cm Weight: 260-360 g Ring: 9,5 mm Clutch size: 3-5 eggs The Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis) is a small parrot that has an extroverted character and is...
Breeding of the Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella)
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Breeding of the Purple-naped Lory (Lorius domicella)

November 16th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
There are several species within the genus Lorius, so breeders should be aware of hybridisations. Sometimes, due to the lack of available specimens, crosses are produced that are camouflaged in a second or third...
Sensational reintroduction of the Red-masked Parakeets
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Sensational reintroduction of the Red-masked Parakeets

August 3rd, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
Thanks to intensive efforts by Loro Parque Fundación, 20 red-masked parakeets are flying free in nature. These parakeets were confiscated in Ecuador and returned to wild after a comprehensive and careful reintroduction...
Traditions helping to save macaws in Bolivia
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Traditions helping to save macaws in Bolivia

May 31st, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The Beni festivities have taken place in Trinidad, where headdresses and sombreros feature strongly in the local celebrations. The presence of Loro Parque Fundación has been decisive, as it stressed the importance of using...
Beginning the year at Loro Parque Fundación
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Beginning the year at Loro Parque Fundación

March 11th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
At European latitudes, especially in the south and from February on, parrots notice an increase in daylight hours. They are getting more active now...
Loro Parque Fundación invests 1 million $ to conservation projects in 2019
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Loro Parque Fundación invests 1 million $ to conservation projects in 2019

January 9th, 2019 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The Loro Parque Fundación recently held the annual meeting of its Advisory Committee, which has decided how to distribute the $1,000,000 that the foundation...
Parrot Fostering in Loro Parque Fundación
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Parrot Fostering in Loro Parque Fundación

September 21st, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
At Loro Parque Fundación we use the auxiliary technique cross-fostering when bird parents are too young and do not know how to complete the breeding process....
New lives at Loro Parque Fundación
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New lives at Loro Parque Fundación

May 3rd, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
When registering the first bird banding of the season, we sometimes find little chicks that do not thrive as their siblings. We also find newborns without an adequate care due...
Parrot breeding and training at Loro Parque Fundación
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Parrot breeding and training at Loro Parque Fundación

April 9th, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
The breeding of psittacine birds encompasses a whole range of knowledge. Developing and mastering them is what turns this activity into an authentic passion. Our daily commitment and dedication to parrots implies knowing and...

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