Taxonomy

Researchers found the fourth species of Nestor genus from Chatham Islands
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Researchers found the fourth species of Nestor genus from Chatham Islands

February 12th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The new close relative of Keas (Nestor notabilis) and Kakas (Nestor meridionalis) was found by archeologists on Chatham Islands in the Pacific Ocean. This interesting discover is based on an analysis of fossil parrot bones found...
How many subspecies does the Scarlet Macaw have?
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How many subspecies does the Scarlet Macaw have?

February 3rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
We can distinguish two subspecies in the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) – Ara macao cyanoptera and Ara macao macao. Breeders often discuss about classification of  bred individuals and that’s why we have decided to set up a...
New cockatoo species and subspecies in Handbook of the Birds of the World
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New cockatoo species and subspecies in Handbook of the Birds of the World

January 7th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Learn more about latest news in parrot taxonomy from Handbook of the Birds of the World: two new species and one subspecies of black cockatoos....

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