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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...
New Caledonian Horned Parakeet bred at LPF
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New Caledonian Horned Parakeet bred at LPF

December 11th, 2018 | by Marcia Weinzettl
The peculiar name of this parrot is endemic to New Caledonia and derives from the feathers on its head that look like horns with brilliant tips. We placed our young couple, both one-year-old, in a separate and a quiet...
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...
Feeding during winter at Loro Parque Fundación
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Feeding during winter at Loro Parque Fundación

March 24th, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
During the breeding season we have observed how the chicks of different species have been growing. Now our attention needs to be focused on the adults. Many of them invest considerable behavioural effort in...
Outstanding breeding stock of 2017 at Loro Parque Fundación
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Outstanding breeding stock of 2017 at Loro Parque Fundación

January 12th, 2018 | by Rafael Zamora Padron
At the end of each year we take stock of the breeding results at the facilities of Loro Parque Fundación. Some species stand out more with their breeding results than...

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