Archive for January, 2014

Sunbird Special Interest Group Formed

Few groups of birds present a greater challenge to even the most experienced aviculturists than sunbirds. Maintaining these iridescent old world nectivores in good health in captivity is difficult enough; successfully breeding them is a feat indeed. Before the import ban this lack of breeding success might have been perceived as not a significant problem. …

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THE AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE Vol. 119, No. 2, 2013

From the Chairman
Having been an aviculturist for fifty years – Part 4
by Bernard Sayers
Keeping and breeding the Mountain Parakeet Psilopsiagon aurifrons
by Graham Thurlow
Breeding the Amazilia Hummingbird at Weltvogelpark Walsrode
by Hanne van Bavel and Diego C. Rubiano Franco
Breeding the Golden-breasted or Royal Starling Cosmopsarus regius
by Patrick Chartier
Loro Parque FundaciĆ³n repatriates four more Spix’s Macaws to Brazil
by …

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