All posts tagged parrots
Over the last year or so I’ve been working with the World Parrot Trust (WPT) – an organisation I unreservedly support – to produce a series of podcasts on welfare issues surrounding captive birds: nutrition, disease, enrichment, foraging, flighted vs …
A pioneering project to save critically endangered Blue-throated Macaws enters important phase with return of birds to their home country
History was made on February 28th, 2013, when
A conversation with Jamie Gilardi, executive director of the World Parrot Trust on the Trust's hugely important fund-raising campaign to protect and increase the populations of three of
Press-release from American Bird Conservancy, 05 September 2012
- Celebrations over the discovery in Colombia of a new species of bird were short lived when it was revealed
The cosy illusion that CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is a conservation body should finally have been disproved once
Press release from the World Parrot Trust, 25 July 2012.
Call for ban in the trade
I am a big fan of the work being done to protect wild parrots from the anachronistic and indefensible wild bird trade (and, incidentally, to improve the lot
Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo: On a Wing and a PrayerExcellent Aussie birding/conservation website Bird-0.com is giving away five copies of Wildlife filmmaker Leighton de Barros'
This one article, by Katie Robertson of PerthNow which also owns the photo above, perfectly sums up the firestorm facing so many birds today: human population growth