Birds of Paradise at ACTPOnce again the good cooperation between the ACTP and the Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation (AWWP) was proofen. In February 2016 Birds of Paradise (BOP) were send from Qatar to ACTP. Representatives from four types of these impressive birds landed at Berlin Tegel airport. They just finished Read more >>
Spix’s Macaw exchange with AWWPThe start of 2016 at ACTP was all about the Spix’s Macaw. With the exchange of six of the rare blue macaws between ACTP and Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation (AWWP) from Qatar, we started in January with a milestone for the program. Three young birds from Read more >>
Glossy black cockatoos in GermanyThe sensation is perfect! Since October Glossy black cockatoos live at ACTPs breeding facility. A single female Glossy, which was handed over by the authorities to us, was living at our facility for a few years and now we were finally able to find a partner Read more >>
Annual Check-up with Dr. BürkleAt the end of 2015, we took the chance outside of the breeding season to do a medical checkup of our Caribbean Amazons. Dr. Bürkle and his team examined more than 50 of our birds in two days. Thanks to the well-established team, everything went smoothly Read more >>
Knutis Shop supports ACTPKnutis Shop, as an official distributer of Roudybush, has agreed to donate all pellets for our Caribbean amazons. In cooperation with Özen Blankenheim, owner of Knutis shop, we were able to find the right products for both, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent Parrots. We would like to Read more >>
Special nest boxes for our Lear’s MacawsWe at ACTP are always looking for ways to provide our birds with the best possible environment. Parrots are very intelligent animals and need lots of enrichment. To find out what they need, we always have a look on how the animals live in Read more >>
ACTP @ 2. International Lears Macaw ConferenceAt the beginning of September, our Lear’s Macaw project coordinator Tim joined the 2nd Annual International meeting of the Lear’s Macaw Captive Program in Brazil. During the two day meeting, issues concerning the establishment of a viable long term safety-net population were discussed, Read more >>
As part of the Long Nights of the Museums event, ACTP was present with an own Info Stand at the Museum for Natural History Berlin. Between 6pm and 2am, our team of biologists, zoo keepers and project members presented our work and the need for wildlife conservation to an interested Read more >>
The Lear’s Macaw returns to Germany!After more than 60 years, the Lear’s Macaw (Anodorhynchus Leari) returns to Germany. In February 1944, this extremely rare Brazilian Parrot could be visited for the last time in the Berlin Zoo, before the species was brought out of Germany, protecting it from the approaching Read more >>
Release of the new ACTP Spix movie!We are proud to announce the release of the new ACTP image movie on our Spix program! Together with our partners ICMBio and AWWP (Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation), we work hand-in-hand to save this beautiful and rare parrot from extinction! You can find Read more >>
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.