A report in the 23.10.99 issue of Cage & Aviary Birds reads as follows: "Parrot breeder Harry Sissen faces a trial on November 19 at Teeside County Court
Having bred rare birds on his farm in Northallerton, North Yorkshire for 35 years, Harry was raided last year and more than 120 birds were confiscated for DNA tests.
He is charged on three counts of illegal importation of Lear’s Macaws, one charge of illegal importation of six blue-headed macaws and two charges of illegally selling birds.
Wednesday 4th October 2023
Good news from Brazil about the Hyacinthine macaws in the Pantanal
I have just received the October 2023 issue of the Parrot Society UK magazine. It contained a short article by Rosemary Low about the Hyacinthine macaws in the Pantanal. Neiva Guedes, President of the Instituto Arara Azul, had reported to her "The ... Read More »
" Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "
( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)
Horace (65-8 BC)