Conservation projects

The world Spix’s Macaws population comprises 127 birds, 20 youngers have been bred in this year
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The world Spix’s Macaws population comprises 127 birds, 20 youngers have been bred in this year

December 29th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The return of the Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) to its wild habitat may happen earlier than in 2021. Because of the artificial insemination and good breeding results the captive population grows faster than it was expected....
Amazon parrots returned back into the wild in USA
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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