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151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:48 am

Good news! Best breeding season in decades which almost doubles the number of wild birds to 300!

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/114 ... et-numbers
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Location: NE New Jersey
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Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: 151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:39 am

Orange-fronted kakarikis continue to thrive - challenge is keeping the trees they feed from (matagouri) plentiful after deforestation:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/ ... rest-birds
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 16965
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: 151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:12 am

AHA!!!! Success in breeding captive orange-fronted keets attributed to a diet closer to their natural one (I keep on telling you, people, if you want to do right by your birds ALWAYS go to Mother Nature's guidelines on diet - pellets ain't it!)

https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK2004/ ... rakeet.htm
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 16965
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: 151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:56 am

More on the captive breeding success:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/121 ... tchful-eye
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 16965
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: 151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Wed May 20, 2020 9:41 am

New tourism venture to spend time with kakarikis in the wild:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/121 ... orest-bird
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 16965
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: 151 kakariki babies born!

Postby Pajarita » Wed May 27, 2020 11:31 am

A kakariki baby found dead - hunt for stoat that killed it is on in supposedly predator-free island

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/121 ... found-dead
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 16965
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes


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