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Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART II
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Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART II

April 27th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I a 4)Comfort is in numbers. With very few exceptions, most parrots lay more than one egg; some produce very large clutches. Evolution has...
Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I
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Tony Silva: Parrot Hand-feeding. PART I

April 22nd, 2015 | by Tony Silva
After the essentials of proper bird care, the next biggest source of questions I receive on a daily basis involves hand-rearing. The types of queries typically suggest a misunderstanding of heat requirements, diet, hygiene and...
Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in Brazil
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Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in Brazil

April 16th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is, to me, the most beautiful city in the world: the forests of Tijuca, Christ the Redeemer, the beaches, one of which one inspired Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes to pen the song “Girl...
Tony Silva NEWS: Red-bellied Macaw expedition
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Tony Silva NEWS: Red-bellied Macaw expedition

April 1st, 2015 | by Tony Silva
The all night flight reached Manaus in the Brazilian Amazon at 3:13 AM. My old guide, Pedro Garcia, was awaiting my exit from the airport. He would rush me to the hotel, where I would shower, rest and be ready to leave for the...
Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART II
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Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART II

March 25th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART I a My attempts to clarify the taxonomic status of Amazona aestiva has taken me into the archives of museums in Brazil, the US and...
Tony Silva came to the Czech Republic to promote his new book Psittaculture at convention
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Tony Silva came to the Czech Republic to promote his new book Psittaculture at convention

March 23rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
A well known aviculturist and ornithologist Tony Silva came to the Czech Republic to promote his new book Psittaculture which was released on Sunday in the Czech language. Tony also used of the opportunity to come on the national...
Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART I
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Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART I

March 18th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the second part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: The races of Amazona aestiva. PART II a Carolus Linnaeus (Linné) published the 10th edition of his systematic list in 1758. His Systema Naturae gave order to the...
Cockatoos aggression – possibles causes and solutions. PART II
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Cockatoos aggression – possibles causes and solutions. PART II

March 11th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: Cockatoos aggression – possible causes and solutions. PART I a Placing a ball on the tip of the bill has also been tried, though the beak continues to grow and the...
Tony Silva NEWS: Cockatoos aggression – possible causes and solutions. PART I
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Tony Silva NEWS: Cockatoos aggression – possible causes and solutions. PART I

March 4th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the second part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: Cockatoos aggression – possible causes and solutions. PART II a My avicultural career spans more than four decades. During this time, I have kept and bred a huge array...
Tony Silva NEWS: Breeding of the Golden Conure
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Tony Silva NEWS: Breeding of the Golden Conure

February 25th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
That morning I went to the Ver-o-Peso, the market sitting on the mouth of the mighty Amazon River, in the Brazilian city of Belém do Pará. I had gone there to buy fruits, as I do in every city across the globe. That day I...

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