Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART III
Taxonomy
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Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART III

May 18th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous article about extinct macaw species: Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II a 7)Martinique Macaw (Ara martinica) There are two possible scientific names for this hypothetical extinct macaw species...
Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? PART II
Tony Silva NEWS
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Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? PART II

May 14th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Read also the first part of this article: Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season? a We also provide a sprouted seed mix. This includes mung and garbanzo beans, popcorn, lentils, various types of...
Lubica Necasova: We are not any smugglers
Legislation
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Lubica Necasova: We are not any smugglers

May 13th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
It’s been already four years when a pair of Palm Cockatoos comming from the facility of Lubica Necasova was confiscated. Up to now, one bird is dead and we have no information about the second. How efficient is the work of...
Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II
Taxonomy
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Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II

May 11th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the first part of this article: Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART I a 3)Cuban Macaw (Ara cubensis) In 1985, Wetherbee described a new extinct macaw species Ara cubensis. However, very few researchers follow...
Australian cockatoos versus feral bees
Research
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Australian cockatoos versus feral bees

May 8th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Humans are not always the cause of animal decline in the wild. Sometimes species might become threatened because of the competition with other animals. Very good example is the relation between cockatoos and feral bees in...
Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season?
Tony Silva NEWS
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Tony Silva NEWS: How to stimulate your parrots before the breeding season?

May 7th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
My daily routine is always the same: I wake up, brush my teeth, make a cup of coffee and then read emails. Each day without failure I receive at least one email asking the same question: “Sir could you provide some tips for...
Smugglers stuff Yellow-crested cockatoos in plastic bottles
Conservation projects
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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...
Rare Lear’s macaw hatched in São Paulo ZOO
ZOOs and birdparks
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Rare Lear’s macaw hatched in São Paulo ZOO

May 5th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
After many years of intensive work, São Paulo ZOO announced unique success in breeding of the rare Lear’s Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari). The first chick hatched on April 13, 2015 and it is the first breeding achieved in...
Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS PART I
Taxonomy
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Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS PART I

May 4th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the second part of this article: Do you know all extinct parrots? MACAWS. PART II a According to the latest taxonomic studies order Psittaciformes counts 372 species in 86 genera. Some of them are considered as already...
An extraordinary success in breeding of the Spix’s Macaw in ACTP
ACTP NEWS
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An extraordinary success in breeding of the Spix’s Macaw in ACTP

April 30th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
On the 21st of March ACTP announced that the fourth chick of the Spix’s Macaw hatched in their facility in this year. If we consider that world population of this species counts about 100 individuals then it’s quite obvious...

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