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Songbirds Help Pinpoint Effects of Huntington's Disease

Thursday, March 03, 2016


Genetic Changes in Birds Could Throw Light On Human MItochondrial Diseases

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Embargoed until 6am Wednesday, 6 January 2016


BirdLife and Black Cockatoos

Monday, January 25, 2016



The Great Cocky Count in Western Australia

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The 2014 Great Cocky Count will be held at sunset on Sunday 6 April at night roosts across the southwest from Geraldton to Esperance. The Great Cocky Count is simple, fun, and helps ensure a future for the endangered Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo. All you need to do is go to a specific roost site which is given to you when you register and count all the cockatoos you see as they fly into the trees to roost for the night on Sunday 6 April. Read More...


Special Deal!

Wednesday, December 16, 2015



Nutrients in Foods Commonly Fed Parrots

Friday, May 29, 2015

By Leslie Moran


Notice from Mornington Peninsula Avicultural Society Inc

Friday, May 29, 2015

To All Patrons and Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control Read More...


Currumbin Workshop with Jim McKendry

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Jim McKendry BAppSc BTeach Cert IV TAE
Parrot Behaviour & Enrichment Consultations

Saturday December 13th: `Annual Companion Parrot Workshop’ - Join us for the 10th year event!!! Venue: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Gold Coast

Workshop Title: `Annual Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Companion Parrot Workshop Day’

Date: Saturday 13 December 2014
Venue: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – Gold Coast
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
•21st Century Approach to Companion Parrot Keeping
 •Environmental Enrichment
 •Diet Management
 •Practical Handling & Body Language Interpretation
 •Behind The Scenes – Free Flight Bird Show
 •Behaviour Management

Cost: $135 ($95 for second household member)
Registration Information:

New Risk-based Approach to Management of Non-Indigenous Birds in Victoria

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is developing a new risk-based approach to the management of non-indigenous birds in Victoria, in line with DEPI?s broader principles for managing biosecurity risks. The new approach aims to: Read More...


Saving the Yellow-eared Parrot

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Yellow-eared Parrot was critically endangered in its mountain habitat in the Andes of Colombia and Ecuador. It suffered from habitat destruction due to agriculture, the use of Wax Palm fronds used in Palm Sunday Celebrations, and hunting.  Read More...


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