Beak & Feather virus breakthrough

Beak & Feather

Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease (PBFD) is a virus threatening the survival of rare Australian parrot species, including the western ground and orange-bellied parrots. These species have fewer than 50 birds remaining in the wild. The disease, which can lead to starvation and death as feathers moult and beaks soften is one of the main threats

Read more…