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Lafeber Conservation helped document thousands of endangered parrots on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, now we have to find a way to keep them there. One conservation strategy is education, including a parrot parade!Read More
Not much is known about the mysterious yellow-faced parrot in Paraguay, except that their populations are threatened. They are unusual in that they nest in termiteria, on the ground, and have unusual feather patterns and colors that seem to change as they age. We were awed as we sought to understand them.Read More
During a recent expedition to Paraguay, we searched for poorly understood parrot populations in the area of Concepcion. We were astounded to discover a roost site of nearly 375 amazon parrot, including the orange-winged parrot that was not known to exist in Paraguay only a few years ago.Read More
On a recent parrot conservation trip to Paraguay, Dr. LoraKim Joyner confirmed the heavy toll of poaching to supply the international illegal wildlife trade in parrots. Traffickers design suitcases to incubate eggs and transport very young chicks, even before their eyes open.Read More