Critically Endangered Yellow-eared Parakeet in major breeding success

After eight years of work in Tolima, the International project to save the critically endangered Yellow-eared parrot (The Ognorhynchus Project) has achieved two unprecedented records: the finding of 52 Yellow-eared Parrot active nests in April, and of 132 chicks between May and June. This is a major milestone for a bird that was down to less than 100 just 10 years ago.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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