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Kakapo inoculations going well
Thursday, August 19 2004 @ 08:07 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Conservation Dobbie the kakapo was alive and well, Department of Conservation kakapo recovery team leader Paul Jansen reported last night.

Dobbie was the first Chalky Island kakapo to be inoculated against the deadly bacteria erysipelas, which has killed three of his comrades.

With only 83 of the rare parrots now left worldwide, Dobby and 22 other kakapo were taken from their home on Codfish Island, near Stewart Island, earlier this month.

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Curacao sends back smuggled parrots and macaw after stopping Venezuelan vessel
Thursday, August 19 2004 @ 06:10 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Conservation Authorities in neighboring Curacao indicate that the island will return 14 parrots and 1 macaw parrot that were illegally taken from Venezuela to be sold abroad.

The birds had been snatched in Falcon and Delta Amacuro States and sold. On May 18, Curacao police boarded Venezuelan boat Sol de Caribe, seizing 30 parrots illegally transported without proper care.

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U.S., Puerto Rico race to save parrots
Thursday, August 19 2004 @ 06:04 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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Conservation La Mohicana, as workers have named the 11-year-old female, has endured a lifetime of respiratory difficulty. This morning, her handlers found her sitting on the floor of her cage, refusing to eat. They rushed her into the clinic, laid her down on the table and put an oxygen mask over her head.

Now she has stopped breathing altogether. Velez, a wildlife biologist, calls for a syringe of the stimulant Dopram to revive her and directs an assistant to contact the veterinarian.

"Esta volviendo," Velez says. "She's coming back."

Every bird is precious here at the Luquillo Aviary, where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to save the most endangered parrot in the world.


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Brooklyn power company wrestles with monk parrots
Wednesday, May 12 2004 @ 12:17 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
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General News Polly Gets a Crackdown
By Denise Flaim
Staff Writer
February 9, 2003

Talk about ruffled feathers. In the past couple of weeks, bird activists have been in a flap about rumors that Con Edison planned to trap wild Quaker parrots living in 65 large communal nests on power lines and transformers throughout south Brooklyn.

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Connecticut power company and transformer-nesting monk parrots
Wednesday, May 12 2004 @ 12:08 PM UTC
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General News CL&P works to accommodate monk parrots
By:Erik Hesselberg 05/04/2004
OLD SAYBROOK - It was a job for the birds - literally.

A Connecticut Light & Power Company crew did a little maintenance on a pair of large stick nests atop telephone poles on Bridge Street near the causeway, so a colony of monk parrots wouldn't see their home go up in flames.

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Fine Feathered Friends Sanctuary Inc.
Wednesday, May 12 2004 @ 11:55 AM UTC
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Shelters and Rescue Feathered Friends Sanctuary is a non profit organization committed to provide a safe haven including proper veterinary care, nutrition, socialization, physical & mental stimulation, and clean, spacious living areas. Space is not only provided in our home, but in our hearts.


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