> CITES uplisting of Sulphur Crested Cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea) and the Lilac – Crowned Amazon (Amazona finschi)
The formal up-listing of all species and sub species of the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea) and the Lilac – Crowned Amazon (Amazona finschi) to Annex A of the EC CITES Regulation came into force on the 12 August 2005.
> English Group Strategy on Animal Welfare Act 2006
The second meeting of interested Bird Keepers, this includes all types of feathered birds from small Finches, Parrots, Park Birds, Pigeons, and waterfowl as well as Fancy Poultry, and Birds of Prey etc. was held at Coventry on Saturday 8th March and this was open to all.
> Genetic Mutations of Bird Flu Would Not Easily Result in Pandemic
A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that a global flu pandemic would not result from simple genetic mutations to the A(H5N1) subtype of the avian influenza virus.
> New Species of Bald Parrot Discovered
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) -- Brazilian scientists have discovered a new parrot species in the southern Amazon -- a green plumed bird with a vulture's hooked neck and a bald orange head.
> Rarest Bird in the World Goes Home
Tenerife, Spain - 24 September 2002 - Today a female Spix´s macaw Cyanopsitta spixii, the rarest bird in the world, will be repatriated from Spain to its native country Brazil.
> World's Rarest Parrot Discovered in Colorado Living Room
Repatriated to Breeding Program in Brazil after 25 Years Underground.
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