Archive for June, 2012

THE AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE Vol. 118, No. 1, 2012

Breeding the Buff-necked Ibis Theristicus caudatus at Blackbrook Zoological Park
By Nicola Sumbland
Dietary considerations when breeding Montezuma Quail Cyrtonyx montezumae
By Jack Eitniear and Terry Becherer
Breeding the Spectacled Laughingthrush Rhinocichla mitrata
By Llyr Davies
Looking back at Raymond’s first twenty-five years at Cobham
By Malcolm Ellis
Breeding the Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco and Black-necked Aracari Pteroglossus aracari at Weltvogelpark Walsrode
By Jürgen …

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THE AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE Vol. 117, No. 4, 2011

New studies find challenges and opportunities for the conservation of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco Tauraco ruspolii
By Alazar Daka, Tolera Kumsa, Luca Borghesio, Jean-Marc Lernoould and Afework Bekele
The beautiful Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
By Gary Bralsford
Pelicans of the world
By Christopher Marler
The Lemon-breasted Canary Serinus citrinpectus
By John Santegoeds
Action for the conservation of the endangered Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor
By David …

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A Tribute to John Ellis

Having worked in the zoo world now for over 43 years there has always been a small number of people who have made an impression on me in this small but dedicated field. John Ellis was definitely one of those.
His passion for birds was infectious, he was always willing to listen to anyone who …

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John Ellis (1959-2012)

Any attempt to classify John Ellis would be a taxonomic enigma – but I think the closest we might come to a parallel taxon would be that of a shoebill stork – big, bold, beautiful (in the eye of the beholder), something every aviculturist wants and evolutionarily distinct! It is also somewhat apt that it …

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John Ellis

The tragic and untimely death of John Ellis leaves a huge gap in the avicultural and zoo worlds. He was an energetic member of the Avicultural Society Council, and made a particularly important contribution to the society’s web presence. He led the redesign of the website (recently favourably reviewed in Cage & Aviary Birds) and …

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