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Dominica: Amazons on the Edge of Extinction

ACTP recently commenced a brand new and very exciting partnership with the Government of Dominica to help save the islands two endemic Amazon species – the Imperial and Red-necked Amazons. This is a new frontier for ACTP and one which we are extremely proud to be involved in.Below is our Read more >>

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News from the Caribbean Islands…

It was a very special week for the ACTP team. We signed a new Memorandum of understanding with the Government of St. Lucia., represented by the Hon. Minister Joseph of Saint Lucia’s ministry of agriculture. This was to launch the construction of an Wildlife Conservation and education Center (WCEC)! It Read more >>

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Start of the breeding season at ACTP…

We guess the breeding season 2018 has officially begun… happy new year!

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Looking back to 2017…

A year full of events is coming to an end and we would like to take the opportunity to look back with you on the most beautiful and exciting experiences in 2017. In addition to a record season for our Spix’s macaws, with NINE (!) offspring, we also hatched Lear’s Read more >>

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Hornbills from Singapore…

Can a week start better than this? Another import from Singapore with ten more hornbills has just arrived. We are very happy that all these stunning birds are doing very well after their journey! Here you can see the first impressions…

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The Western Ground Parrot…

We are happy to announce that we are supporting an important project for one of the most threatened parrots in the world – the western ground Parrot from Australia. In cooperation with the Australien government (Parks and Wildlife, Western Australia​) we have decided to do everything possible to safe this Read more >>

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Jurong Bird Park – new partner of the Spix’s macaw program

Today was another mile stone for the Blue Macaw conservation, especially for the highly threatened Spix’s Macaw. The Jurong Birdpark in Singapore, partner of the Spix’s macaw recovery group, opened the Blue Macaw exhibition at the Parrots Paradise. During the official ceremony the Hon. Minister of foreign affairs Dr. Vivian Read more >>

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Update on the St.Lucia parrot program

It became even more important for us to strengthen our work on the Caribbean Islands after seeing the devastating impact of the last hurricane “Maria” on these islands. As a result, we had the honor to get a visit, at our facility here in Germany, from Hon. Minister Ezechiel Joseph, Read more >>

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Nine in a row…

Finally all Spix’s macaw offspring from 2017 are together… (BTW its not easay to get all in ONE picture )

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ACTP and the Caribbean Amazons

This year will be ten years since ACTP started its work in the Caribbean islands. Beside working in the natural habitat of the St. Vincent and St. Lucia parrot we started to set up an external population for both species in Germany. On many occasions people did not take our Read more >>

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ACTP e.V. - ASSOCIATION FOR
THE CONSERVATION OF
THREATENED PARROTS e.V.

 

IS A REGISTERED NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION BASED IN GERMANY, DEDICATED TO THE PROTECTION, THE CONSERVATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENDANGERED PARROT POPULATIONS AND THEIR HABITATS.

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Facts

Established
2006
Breeding facility (sqm)
13000
Indoor aviaries (sqm)
1240
Outdoor aviaries (sqm)
3000