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    Dr. Cromwell Purchase – An Inspirational Leader

    [DR. CROMWELL PURCHASE AND TEAM ATALWABRA] What does it feel like to plan the future for an entire species? Last year, ROSEMARY LOW renewed her acquaintance with someone in just that position: Dr Cromwell Purchase, whose drastic conservation techniques include influencing the sex ratio of baby macaws in the egg. [SPIX’S MACAWS (CYANOPSITTA SPIXII) PHOTO CROMWELL PURCHASE] QUOTES AND NOTES 2016 In 2016 I was fortunate to attend several parrot symposia. It is always a privilege to hear Dr Cromwell Purchase speak as I did in North Carolina in April and at the Parrot Society of Australia meeting in Brisbane in July. At the latter he presented a fascinating topic.…

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    Help The Puerto Rican Parrot Project Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

    Mass devastation has occurred in Puerto Rico as demonstrated in the before and after photos below. El Yunque National Forest before and after Maria. https://t.co/CuK03DB0Va pic.twitter.com/IIYfYRXcRa — Amanda Hipps (@biophiliamanda) September 24, 2017 Please donate to help the Puerto Rican Parrot Project rebuild. 100% percent of your donation will go to the Puerto Rican Parrot Project. The Puerto Rican Parrot Project Thanks You! [ecwid_product id=”92255382″ display=”picture title price options addtobag” version=”2″ show_border=”1″ show_price_on_button=”1″ center_align=”1″]

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        Galah Eolophus roseicapilla Sheldon Dingle, Alhambra, California   The Galah (also called Rose-breasted or Roseate Cockatoo) Eolophus roseicapilla is the most common cockatoo in Australia. Indeed, contrary to other cockatoo species, the Galah has had something of a population explosion over the past century and is still growing in numbers and is expanding its range – quite a remarkable feat when considering how most of the other species are in dire declines. The Galah has the facility to adapt to man’s changing of the landscape. The birds are thriving and expanding their range where farmers are cutting forests and expanding their agricultural holdings. Man, it seems, has become…

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    Luzon Bleeding-heart Doves

      The Luzon Bleeding-heart Dove Gallicolumba luzonica by Warren Myers, San Bernardino, California The Philippine Islands are home to five species of bleeding-heart doves – or pigeons as they are sometimes called. Several of the larger islands have their own species although several of the doves overlap on to a few of the smaller islands. The birds’ scientific names sometimes reflect the island on which the dove is found. The bird in the photograph is a Luzon Bleeding-heart Dove which is the most common in aviculture and is found on the largest island in the Philippines – Luzon. The birds not covered in this article include the Mindoro Bleeding-heart, Gallicolumba…