Course 35: Bird Conservation In Africa, Oceania, & Indonesia

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Lovebirds, cockatoos, and orange-bellied parrots are just some of the species in Africa, Oceania, & Indonesia that need help to survive.

African grey parrots in cage habitat

Lafeber’s Global Parrot Conservation Spotlight: Africa—Nigeria & the Democratic Republic of Congo

  Africa is the native land to several old-world parrot species. This month we will look at the ongoing work to protect the Congo African grey in Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). These parrots are quite beloved and famed in captivity, but their very existence in Africa is in serious jeopardy. While […]

11 lovebirds perched on leafless branches in a tree

Lafeber’s Global Parrot Conservation Spotlight: African Lovebirds

Lafeber’s latest Conservation Spotlight takes us to Africa, where conservationists are surveying the population distribution of lovebirds, as well as helping their numbers grow with the help of nest boxes.

Glossy Black Cockatoo pair on branch

Lafeber’s Global Parrot Conservation Spotlight: Glossy Black Cockatoos of Kangaroo Island

Lafeber’s latest Conservation Spotlight takes us to Australia’s Kangaroo Island, where glossy black cockatoos are still struggling to recover from the devastating 2019-2020 bushfires that raged through their natural habitat.

cockatoo on branch outside

Lafeber’s Global Parrot Conservation Spotlight: Indonesia

Lafeber’s latest Conservation Spotlight takes us to Indonesia, where The Indonesian Parrot Project (IPP) has spent the past 20 years supporting conservation efforts for many parrot species, including Moluccan cockatoos, Eclectus, various other cockatoos, great-billed parrots, and lorikeets.

Orange-bellied Parrot on a branch

Hatching Success for Orange-Bellied Parrots

With its wild population numbers critically low, the orange-bellied parrot, one of Australia’s rarest birds, stands on the brink of extinction. Fortunately, the Healsville Sanctuary, which spans over 74 acres of native Australian landscape, had one of its most successful breeding seasons. See what the sanctuary is doing to save this little parrot.

cape parrot in a tree

Saving The Cape Parrot

With less than 2,000 left in the wild, the survival of the Cape parrot might depend on the Cape Parrot Project and people who fight for this species.