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Psittaciformes

Psittacidae - Parrots

All the species we've added within Psittaciformes - Psittacidae - Parrots are shown below. Click on a species name to see all data available for that species.

Blue-crowned Racket-tailed Parrot

Blue-crowned Racket-tailed Parrot
Prioniturus discurus

Articles:

  • Hand-rearing the Blue-crowned Racket-tailed Parrot - Roger Sweeney
Kea

Kea
Nestor notabilis

Protocols by:

  • Paradise Park, Cornwall, UK
  • Paradise Park, Hayle
Lesser Vasa Parrot

Lesser Vasa Parrot
Coracopsis nigra

Articles:

  • Hand-rearing the Lesser Vasa Parrot - Rosemary Low
Parrots

Parrots
General Information

Articles:

  • An experiment in breeding Crimson-bellied Conures. Rosemary Low
  • Avoiding Dark Stress Bar Markings on Handfed Psittacines. EB Cravens
  • Breeding Parrots - learn about their life in the wild - Rosemary Low
  • Fostering parrot eggs: practicalities and ethics. Rosemary Low
  • Hand Feeders Must Be Aware of Stunting Risks. EB Cravens
  • Handrearing Parrots - Rosemary Low
  • New Research Highlights Dangers in Handrearing - Rosemary Low
  • Patience and Non-Intrusive Aviculture. EB Cravens
  • Some examples of the use of foster parents at Loro Parque - Roger Sweeney
Pesquet's Parrot

Pesquet's Parrot
Psittrichas fulgidus

Articles:

  • Breeding Pesquet's Parrot - Rosemary Low
  • Management and breeding of Pesquet’s Parrots at the Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation. Richard Switzer.
Purple-bellied Parrot

Purple-bellied Parrot
Triclaria malachitacea

Articles:

  • Hand-rearing a Purple-bellied Parrot - Rosemary low
Salvadori's Fig Parrot

Salvadori's Fig Parrot
Psittaculirostris salvadorii

St Vincent Parrot

St Vincent Parrot
Amazona guildingii

Articles:

  • The hand-rearing of a St Vincent Parrot - Roger Sweeney

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