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Spix’s Macaw Reintroduction Becomes Reality

On the 7th of June 2019, the strongest message yet, that the Spix’s Macaw will be returned to wild, was delivered to the world.   ACTP President, Martin Guth met with the Government of Brazil to sign the most significant of contracts; the contract that guarantees the return of this Read more >>

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Recent Intensive Monitoring Shows St Lucia Program is Heading in the Right Direction

The 23.05.2019 was a very important day for our conservation project in Saint Lucia. ‪At around noon‬, a number of St Lucia Amazons landed at the Berlin airport direct from the Caribbean island, and now become part of the safety-net population at ACTP! The new birds will contribute a significant Read more >>

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World First Captive Breeding Delivers Hope for Dominican Amazons; Supports Decision to Initiate Ex Situ Safety Net Population

“On the 10th of May 2019 a significant hatching occurred at the ACTP breeding facility, located near Berlin, Germany; that of the world’s first captive bred Red-necked Amazon (Amazona arausiaca). “   The world’s first captive bred Red-necked Amazons   Turn the clock back a short 14 months to the Read more >>

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Great news coming out of Brazil

Today on world environment day, Michel Temer, President of Brazil has signed a decree extremely important for the Spix’s macaw and other species that share its habitat. He signed off, on a wildlife refuge and environmental protected area that spans 120,000 hectares in the municipalities of Curaçá in the state Read more >>

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St. Vincent Amazons breeding season 2018 started

Besides the St.Vincent Amazons in the nursery, we also have parents raising a baby. We are very happy, to be able to give them the chance to raise their  own chick. The pair is doing a great job and the baby is developing perfectly, as well as the ones in Read more >>

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

is a registered non-profit organisation based in Germany, dedicated to the protection and conservation of threatened parrots and their habitats. Our work involves both in situ and ex situ work, including the setting up and maintenance of safety net breeding populations at our state-of-the-art breeding centre near Berlin.

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Facts

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