Conservation projects

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....
Western Ground Parrots under threat from bushfires in Western Australia
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Western Ground Parrots under threat from bushfires in Western Australia

October 26th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Lightning started several bushfires in Cape Arid National Park on the south coast of Western Australia during the weekend. The majority of the estimated 140 Western Ground Parrots still existing in the wild are found in this...
Cape Parrot Project NEWS 10/2015
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Cape Parrot Project NEWS 10/2015

October 21st, 2015 | by Abigail de Swardt
Spring has sprung and the Cape Parrot Project is preparing for planting and growing season. Over the last few months the teams have been busy clearing alien invasive plants on the edge of the Auckland Forest Reserve (Hogsback)...
ARCAS released the first captive bred Scarlet Macaws in Guatemala
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ARCAS released the first captive bred Scarlet Macaws in Guatemala

October 14th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The first release of Scarlet Macaws in Guatemala was realized by non-governmental organization ARCAS in the Sierra del Lacandon National Park, Peten. Similarly, conservationists have released also the same species in Mexico,...
Is there still any Western Ground Parrot at Fitzgerald River National Park?
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Is there still any Western Ground Parrot at Fitzgerald River National Park?

October 12th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Conservationists try to find out how many of Western Ground Parrots are still found at Fitzgerald River National. Unfortunately, expectation is not great because there has been no report of this species since 2010. Western Ground...
Conservation project for kakapo will lose its general investor in following months
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Conservation project for kakapo will lose its general investor in following months

September 29th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
VIDEO IN – Kakapo is the only flightless parrot living on four offshore islands (Codfish, Chalky, Anchor and Maud) near to South Island, New Zealand. Because of loss of ability to fly it became threatened and now this...
Senegal police arrested an international bird trafficker
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Senegal police arrested an international bird trafficker

September 22nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
After more than 12 months Senegal police arrested a very important international bird trafficker, Aziz Sall, who was responsible for smuggling of several hundreds of thousands of African Grey Parrots. The association EAGLE...
The Night parrot is not extinct. After more than a century, a living specimen was captured in Queensland
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The Night parrot is not extinct. After more than a century, a living specimen was captured in Queensland

September 4th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Night parrot was considered as extinct species by many biologists and researchers. A living specimen had not been captured since the 1890s. In 2013, the Australian ornithologist John Young found and also took photos of this...
Is this the end for Orange-bellied parrots in the wild?
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Is this the end for Orange-bellied parrots in the wild?

June 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
In recent days several media reports informed about the outbreak of Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease in the wild population of the Orange-bellied Parrot. What are the facts? According to the latest information comming from...
Smugglers stuff Yellow-crested cockatoos in plastic bottles
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Smugglers stuff Yellow-crested cockatoos in plastic bottles

May 6th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
In today’s civilized world it’s really hard to imagine that somebody can still smuggle living parrots in plastic bottles. However, on this Monday 21 critically endangered Yellow-crested Cockatoos (Cacatua sulphurea) were...

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