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Rosemary Low Gives a Parrot Conservation Update

A 2022 Parrot conservation update. There are approximately 400 species of Parrots in existence today. Rosemary Low gives us a 2022 update on Parrots and conservation projects in the wild. Unfortunately, Parrots are notable for having the highest number of threatened species of all non-passerine bird orders. Here, Rosemary shares with us some of the […]

The Impact of Early Learning Experiences on Kakapo

Barbara Heidenreich looks at the early learning experiences of kakapo.  Kakapo training Our last night of kakapo training was quite exciting. A three year old bird who had been hand raised several years ago had discovered a way to enter the large enclosure where the chicks are housed as they prepare for release into the […]

A Commitment to Kakapo – Working with Parrot Conservation

I am currently in New Zealand working with the Kakapo Recovery Program once again.  Sirocco is doing fine and is happily roaming his own Island. This time the focus is on this year’s chicks that are living on Codfish Island, a very special private island close to Stewart Island. Project I have only been here […]

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