Conservation projects

Nine Lear’s Macaws raised in Loro Parque Foundación relocated to Brazil
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Nine Lear’s Macaws raised in Loro Parque Foundación relocated to Brazil

March 1st, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
The Lear's Macaw is one of the most threatened parrot in the world. According to BirdLife data, this species is classified as "endangered" and its...
Vanessa Kanaan: We have already released more than 70 Vinaceous Amazons back into the wild
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Vanessa Kanaan: We have already released more than 70 Vinaceous Amazons back into the wild

February 11th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
A few weeks ago, we informed you about activities of Instituto Espaco Silvestre with their releasing project. This organization is focused on...
Extended study reveals why are parrots one of the most threatened avian orders
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Extended study reveals why are parrots one of the most threatened avian orders

February 10th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
An international research team published a paper which contains alarming data on parrot conservation. It’s been well known that parrots represent...
It’s going to be a good year for the Kakapo
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It’s going to be a good year for the Kakapo

January 29th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
After unfavourable last years when nesting of Kakapos have been recorded rarely the situation may change, eventually. Representatives...
Wild population of the Puerto Rican Amazon is recovering rapidly. Sixteen captive bred birds were released.
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Wild population of the Puerto Rican Amazon is recovering rapidly. Sixteen captive bred birds were released.

January 26th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
The long term training of a group of 30 Puerto Rican amazons in conservation center Rio Abajo leaded to release of 16 birds into the wild in the last...
The fourth group of Vinaceous Amazons is going to be released in Araucárias National Park
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The fourth group of Vinaceous Amazons is going to be released in Araucárias National Park

January 22nd, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
Thirteen birds will reinforce the current population of Vinaceous Amazons (Amazona vinacea) in Brazilian national park...
310 Blue-fronted Amazons confiscated in Argentina
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310 Blue-fronted Amazons confiscated in Argentina

January 11th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
A large group of parrots was illegally smuggled to Argentinian city San Cristobal which is found in Northern Argentina, 170km north of Santa Fé....
Two critically endangered Western Ground Parrots have died at Perth ZOO
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Two critically endangered Western Ground Parrots have died at Perth ZOO

January 7th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
It has been sad end of the year for parrot conservation in Australia. After sudden death of 14 Orange-bellied Parrots at the Taroona breeding facility on...
Sudden death of 14 critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrots at the Taroona breeding facility. Cause? Rats.
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Sudden death of 14 critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrots at the Taroona breeding facility. Cause? Rats.

January 5th, 2016 | by LubosTomiska
Almost 10% of all Orange-bellied Parrots living in captivity at Taroona breeding facility have been killed by rats. This species is currently one of the...
The wild population of Glossy Cockatoo is growing on Kangaroo island thanks to conservation project
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The wild population of Glossy Cockatoo is growing on Kangaroo island thanks to conservation project

December 30th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
After 20 years when local authorities have been working on recovering of the wild Glossy Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami)...

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