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Passeriformes

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

Andean Cock of the Rock

Andean Cock of the Rock
Rupicola peruviana

Articles:

  • Artificial incubation and hand-rearing of an Andean Cock of the Rock - Kendall & Kuehler
Blue-crowned Laughingthrush

Blue-crowned Laughingthrush
Dryonastes courtoisi

Protocols by:

  • Leeds Castle
  • Waddesdon Manor

Articles:

  • Blue-crowned Laughingthrush 5 Point Husbandry Guideline
Capuchinbird

Capuchinbird
Perissocephalus tricolor

Articles:

  • Artifical incubation and hand-rearing of the Capuchinbird. Dallas World Aquarium. Carolina M. Arruda
Cirl Bunting

Cirl Bunting
Emberiza cirlus

Articles:

  • Cirl Bunting reintroduction project - Jo Gregson.
Corvids

Corvids
General Information

Green Broadbill

Green Broadbill
Calyptomena viridis

Articles:

  • Unprecedented use of a nestlog by a female Green Broadbill-Elston,Sky,Quinones,Tybor,Plasse&Betting
Hooded Pitta

Hooded Pitta
Pitta sordida

Protocols by:

  • Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Compiled by Jessica Borer
  • Waddesdon Manor

Articles:

  • Hooded Pitta growth rates. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Compiled by Jessica Borer'
Java Sparrow

Java Sparrow
Lonchura oryzivora

Articles:

  • Java Sparrows, Jo Gregson and Andrew Bowkett
Javan Banded Pitta

Javan Banded Pitta
Pitta guajana

Protocols by:

  • Waddesdon Manor
Large Niltava

Large Niltava
Niltava grandis

Protocols by:

  • Waddesdon Manor
Laughing thrushes

Laughing thrushes
Garrulax

Articles:

  • Management of Laughing thrushes. Dave Coles. 2007
Magnificent Bird of Paradise

Magnificent Bird of Paradise
Cicinnurus magnificus

Mauritius Fody

Mauritius Fody
Foudia rubra

Articles:

  • Hand-rearing the Mauritius Fody - Andrew Owen
Omei Shan Liocichla

Omei Shan Liocichla
Liocichla omeiensis

Protocols by:

  • Chester Zoo
Orange-headed Ground Thrush

Orange-headed Ground Thrush
Zoothera citrina melli

Articles:

  • Managing the Orange-headed Ground Thrush - Jo Gregson
Pekin Robin

Pekin Robin
Leiothrix lutea

Articles:

  • Management of Pekin Robins & Silver-eared Mesias. Dave Coles, 2003
Plush-crested Jay

Plush-crested Jay
Cyanocorax chrysops

Protocols by:

  • St Augustine Alligator Farm
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
Raggiana Bird of Paradise

Raggiana Bird of Paradise
Paradisaea raggiana

Red bird of paradise

Red bird of paradise
Paradisaea rubra

Rufous-bellied Niltava

Rufous-bellied Niltava
Niltava sundara

Protocols by:

  • Waddesdon Manor
Superb Bird of Paradise

Superb Bird of Paradise
Lophorina superba

Tickell's Laughing Thrush

Tickell's Laughing Thrush
Garrulax strepitans

White-crowned Robin Chat

White-crowned Robin Chat
Cossypha albicapilla

Articles:

  • Hand-rearing A White-crowned Robin Chat At Exmoor Zoo, Derek Gibson
White-necked Picathartes

White-necked Picathartes
Picathartes gymnocephalus

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