Two female Lear's Macaws transferred to Loro Parque
They are at present in quarantine, but eventually will be paired with two young males bred in recent years at Loro Parque
I can now reveal that the two female Lear's Macaws bred at Busch Gardens in Florida in the early 1980s have been transferred to Loro Parque in Tenerife as part of the international breeding programme. They are at present in quarantine, but eventually will be paired with two young males bred in recent years at Loro Parque. There are now 17 Lear's Macaws at Loro Parque.
Ornithea will be held again this coming weekend (30th October to 1st November) at the school centre in Porz-Zündorf, a suburb of the city of Cologne in Germany. Last year more than 450 birds from 169 species and sub-species were exhibited in 124 aviaries and large exhibition cages, which were very attractively arranged with small trees, foliage, grass, rocks and water features. The birds range from native species to exotics, all of which have been bred in aviculture. None are for sale. Each year the birds are presented in a different setting. More information (in German) as well as a comprehensive album of photographs of the exhibition at the show website.