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Ban on trade in wild Grey parrots comes into effect.

Written by: Rowan Martin

Jan 03, 2017

2017 starts on a positive note for parrots as the transfer of Grey parrots to Appendix I of CITES comes into effect. This new listing, which was voted on by the international community in October last year, brings about an end to all...

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Declines in Grey and Timneh parrots prompt listing as Endangered

Written by: Rowan Martin

Dec 21, 2016

On December 8th Grey and Timneh parrots were uplisted to Endangered, the second highest level of threat on the IUCN Red-list of threatened species. This change in their categorisation follows their uplisting to Appendix I of CITES in...

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Is the fuchsia plant safe for my parrot?

Answered by expert: World Parrot Trust - Staff

Question:

I would like to know if the fuchsia plants are safe to give to my parrot. And if so what part of the plant.


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Thank you for writing. A great place to start is the article found under our Reference Library (Learn > Reference Library > Health and...

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Returning wild-caught Greys to the wild

Answered by expert: World Parrot Trust - Staff

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Once wild caught Greys are identified as such here in the US is there no way to return them to their home? What are the logistics involved?...


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At the WPT we often receive questions from individuals who feel that their companion birds might be better off and happier if they were...

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