Blue-throated Macaw – Reinvigorating wild population

Blue-throated Macaw Background Information Bolivia is home to 12 species of macaws, and most are thriving. Not among these healthy parrot populations, however, is the Critically Endangered Blue-throated macaw (Ara glaucogularis), with less than 15 breeding pairs known to be nesting in a remote, widely dispersed range in the north of the country. Years of […]

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Vulnerable Seychelles Black Parrot hatchlings take to the skies

Seychelles Black Parrot – Every year in the palm forests of Praslin, the second-largest island on the archipelago of Seychelles, a group of birds is monitored very closely during their breeding and hatching seasons. This shy greyish-brown parrot – perhaps overenthusiastically named as the Seychelles Black Parrot (Coracopsis barklyi) – cannot be found anywhere else […]

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How to Make Friends with your Parrot

In this article Barbara covers the topic of How to Make Friends with your Parrot. If you are a fan of parrots like me, you look forward to those moments when you get to make a new parrot friend. Unlike a dog or cat that may respond to a new person right away, birds can […]

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How to Get Your Parrot to Play with Toys

In this blog post Barbara Heidenreich talks about How to Get Your Parrot to Play with Toys and the different techniques you can use to encourage the acceptance of new toys in the cage or playstand. How to Get Your Parrot to Play with Toys I have been inspired by a question posted to my […]

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