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Serious Danger for the Cape Parrot

Friday, April 28, 2017



WPT Update on Timneh Grey and More

Monday, March 20, 2017

World Parrot Trust's recent newsletter talks about the two groups of wild Timneh parrots that were taken to a purpose-built facility at Libassa Wildlife Sanctuary after a confiscation in Liberia. The birds have responded well to emergency medical treatment and are already showing signs of recovery after their stressful ordeal. Read More...


Help the Black Cockatoo

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Can you help the plight of the black cockatoos?  Lucky is an incredible bird who almost died after being shot. But Lucky is just one of up to 200 black cockatoos being recklessly shot down each year.  Read More...


AVES International Parrot Convention 2017

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Well, it's come around again and is, as usual, a not-to-be-missed convention on every aviculturist's list. Read More...


You Can Still Help the Parrots If You Are QUICK

Thursday, December 29, 2016

2016 is nearly over, but there is still time to help parrots. And right now your gift will be matched – DOUBLED – for parrots.


Help the Grey Parrots

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The CITES decision to end commercial trade in wild-caught Grey and Timneh parrots, and the subsequent uplisting to Endangered by the IUCN caps off a remarkable year of change.

It’s bittersweet though – good that these parrots will receive increased protection but deeply saddening that they do, in fact, need it.

Your past support for these two iconic parrots has been phenomenal and it’s helped us make huge strides forward. With our local and international partners we’ve supported the collection of critical information on their numbers in the wild, and uncovered the true scale of trade in the Congo basin. We have worked tirelessly to get this data to the right people, making sure that proper action is taken to protect these birds.


Macaw Chicks Fledged Successfully

Monday, December 12, 2016

Because of the kindness shown by people like you, we’re making great progress to save parrots like the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis), a species found only in Bolivia. Read More...


Blue-throated Macaw - New Population Found

Monday, November 21, 2016

From the news desk of the World Parrot Trust.  There is good news from Bolivia - WPT’s Blue-throated Macaw Project team, with the Municipality of Exaltación, has found a new population of the rare macaws in the wild. The group was discovered on a survey to locate birds in previously unexplored areas.  Read More...


Echo Parrots - Project News

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Good news!  The people at Echo Parrot has notice that the trend shows the population of Echo Parrots increasing.  Read More...


New Crowdfunding Campaign Puts Penguins Under the Microscope

Thursday, October 27, 2016

With more than half of the world’s penguin species under threat from extinction, a new Deakin University research project is seeking to investigate the role of microbes in penguin health, physiology, and disease. Read More...


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