Do you know which parrots can we find in Europe in the WILD?
Invasive species
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Do you know which parrots can we find in Europe in the WILD?

April 10th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Surprisingly, when you want to see parrots in the wild you don’t need to go to South America, Africa or Australia because there are 12 invasive parrot species living in Europe. That’s why Spanish authorities banned breeding...
Bulldozers are destroying the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure
Conservation projects
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Bulldozers are destroying the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure

April 9th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The illegal construction of a roadway in Santa Marta destroys the natural habitat of the Santa Marta Conure (Pyrrhura viridicata). A non-governmental association ProAves informed about this issue within the last week. More than...
Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in India
Breeding
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Tony Silva NEWS: Aviculture in India

April 8th, 2015 | by Tony Silva
Mention India to an aviculturist and he will immediately have flashes of spicy food, a colorful, multi religious culture and the TajMahal. None would consider pointing out that aviculture in India is prospering and in many...
Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV
Diseases
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Avian vet talks about effective disinfection, worming and seed sprouting. PART IV

April 7th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Some breeders give garlic to birds for worming. What is your opinion about this? I don’t have any strict opinion about this. I think that garlic is not dangerous fo birds so we can add it to water or food. But apply it for...
Lilian’s Lovebirds die because of poisoned water in Liwonde
Conservation projects
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Lilian’s Lovebirds die because of poisoned water in Liwonde

April 6th, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Wild populations of parrots are not theatened just by illegal trade. In state Malawi, eastern Africa, many Peach-faced Lovebirds die because of poisoned water. Researchers from the University of South Africa KwaZulu-Natal have...
The Mallee Ringneck Parrot is not considered as separated species anymore
Taxonomy
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The Mallee Ringneck Parrot is not considered as separated species anymore

April 3rd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The new taxonomy from Joseph del Hoyo brings lots of news for all breeders and parrot lovers. His book HBW and Birdlife Internationall Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World was published in July 2014. Some subspecies...
ZOO Wuppertal will exhibit Lear’s Macaws in the new birdhouse Aralandia
ZOOs and birdparks
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ZOO Wuppertal will exhibit Lear’s Macaws in the new birdhouse Aralandia

April 2nd, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
The Prague ZOO is not the only ZOO in continental Europe which whill show Lear’s Macaws in future. German ZOO Wuppertal is going to build a large walk-in aviary for this and many other bird species as well. This was said by the...
Tony Silva NEWS: Red-bellied Macaw expedition
Tony Silva NEWS
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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...
Avian vet talks about the prevention and using of vitamins. PART III
Diseases
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Avian vet talks about the prevention and using of vitamins. PART III

March 31st, 2015 | by LubosTomiska
Read also the previous part of this interview about PDD: Lubica Necasova talks about a very common disease in parrots – PDD. PART II a So when we acquire a new bird, quarantine is always necessary? You are right. Even if you...
Breeding of the Marajo Yellow-Crowned Amazon
Breeding
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Breeding of the Marajo Yellow-Crowned Amazon

March 30th, 2015 | by Vitiga Vitiga
This subspecies is found in Brazil, in the delta of the Amazon and the Rio Tocantin. The island Marajo is the biggest deltaic island of the world and the biggest island surrounded by fresh water. With approximately 40 000 km ²,...

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