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by JuanMasello
Thu May 03, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello

A related article has been published:

Berkunsky I, Balbiano A, & JF Masello (2018) Parrots more Threatened than Previously Reported. Neornithes News 5: 4.


by JuanMasello
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Collecting education materials
Replies: 1
Views: 220

Re: Collecting education materials

Hi, you can add them as separate TOPICS in this FORUM of our web page using the tool "attachments" located by the tool "options" just below the text field when you create a new topic. Alternatively, you can send them to me, and I will upload them here. Please, keep images around ...
by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Como reconocemos un psitacido
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Como reconocemos un psitacido

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: no compre animales silvestres! no compre loros!
Replies: 0
Views: 276

no compre animales silvestres! no compre loros!

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: los animales no son juguetes! No regales aves!
Replies: 0
Views: 213

los animales no son juguetes! No regales aves!

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: no compres loros, ni cotorras, ni guacamayos!
Replies: 0
Views: 244

no compres loros, ni cotorras, ni guacamayos!

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: es un loro el animal de compañia ideal?
Replies: 0
Views: 253

es un loro el animal de compañia ideal?

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: guacamayos: un juguete para un rato? Un ser vivo para toda la vida!
Replies: 0
Views: 283

guacamayos: un juguete para un rato? Un ser vivo para toda la vida!

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by JuanMasello
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: loro - estas seguro que quieres comprarme?
Replies: 0
Views: 229

loro - estas seguro que quieres comprarme?

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by JuanMasello
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: no compres loros!
Replies: 0
Views: 264

no compres loros!

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by JuanMasello
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: encontre un pajaro caido, que hago?
Replies: 0
Views: 248

encontre un pajaro caido, que hago?

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by JuanMasello
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Trade wiping out Indonesia’s bird species
Replies: 0
Views: 230

Trade wiping out Indonesia’s bird species

A new study has revealed that 13 bird species—including Indonesia’s national bird, the Javan Hawk-eagle—found in Sundaic Indonesia are at serious risk of extinction because of excessive over-harvesting.

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by JuanMasello
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: La fauna silvestre no es mascota!
Replies: 0
Views: 374

La fauna silvestre no es mascota!

Fundación Azara y Guardafaunas Honorarios de Río Negro, Argentina


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by JuanMasello
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Papagaio feliz não fala, voa.
Replies: 0
Views: 308

Papagaio feliz não fala, voa.

Projeto Papagaio-verdadeiro, Fundação Neotropica do Brasil, Campo Grande, Brazil

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by JuanMasello
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: El Cóndor, Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina: la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo - folletos 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 228

El Cóndor, Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina: la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo - folletos 2017

Material producido, distribuido y enviado por Mauricio Failla (El Cóndor, Río Negro, Argentina). Muchas gracias Mauricio! folleto_x_loros_1_frente.jpg folleto_x_loros_imprenta_dorso.jpg folleto_acantilados_1_frente.jpg folleto_acantilados_dorso.jpg cartel_recorridos_AVITURMOS_balneario_el_condor_BAJ...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo

Problem solved! More pictures can be uploaded. Cheers, JUAN
by JuanMasello
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo

Thank you for letting me know.

No, it is not you, it is something we (the page administrators) need to correct in the programming. So, for the moments, no attachments possible for everyone... :-(

I'll send a message around as soon as the problem is solved or an option is found.

Cheers, JUAN
by JuanMasello
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo

Any problem with the web page?

If so, try creating a new TOPIC in this FORUM. That should work without problems.

For the TOPIC subject, please, follow the format of the other topics in this forum

Thank you! Cheers, JUAN
by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Bienvenidos a El Cóndor, Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina: la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo.
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Bienvenidos a El Cóndor, Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina: la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo.

Bienvenidos!

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Cartel indicador, siga la flecha:

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Llegamos! Pero primero un poco de información básica:

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by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: El Cóndor: Área Importante para la Conservación de las Aves (AICA)
Replies: 0
Views: 265

El Cóndor: Área Importante para la Conservación de las Aves (AICA)

El Cóndor, Río Negro,Patagonia, Argentina: Área Importante para la Conservación de las Aves (AICA) Casi 200 especies de aves, la colonia de Psittaciformes (loros y cacatuas) más grande del mundo (35.000 nidos a lo largo de 12 kilómetros de acantilados). Un patrimonio natural único. Un sitio ideal pa...
by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: El Cóndor, la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo
Replies: 0
Views: 299

El Cóndor, la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo

El Cóndor, Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina: la colonia de loros mas grande del mundo.

Leer más en:

http://www.staff.uni-giessen.de/~gf1702/

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by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Propuesta para la creación de un área natural protegida: Estuario del río Negro
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Propuesta para la creación de un área natural protegida: Estuario del río Negro

El póster resume una propuesta presentada a la legislatura de Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina. Incluye la protección de la colonia de loros barranqueros de El Cóndor, que es la colonia de Psittaciformes (loros y cacatuas) más grande del mundo.

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by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Calyptorhynchus latirostris, Carnaby's Black Cockatoo

And thank you for these too! Great pictures!

One of them confirms something quite important to parrots: it is possible to appreciate their beauty fully only when one sees them flying in the wild!

Cheers, JUAN
by JuanMasello
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus
Replies: 2
Views: 690

Re: Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus

My pleasure! And gratitude to the photographers! Cheers, JUAN
by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: ProMonte educación ambiental. Menos jaulas, más fauna.
Replies: 0
Views: 345

ProMonte educación ambiental. Menos jaulas, más fauna.

Masello JF (editor) (2013) ProMonte educación ambiental. Menos jaulas, más fauna. Cuadernillo educativo. Proyecto Loro Barranquero, Viedma, 28 pp Material para la escuela secundaria Servicios del ecosistema Especies invasoras Tráfico de fauna silvestre Loro barranquero Aves y mariposas de la Patagon...
by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: ProMonte educación ambiental. Cero desmonte
Replies: 0
Views: 362

ProMonte educación ambiental. Cero desmonte

Masello JF (editor) (2012) ProMonte educación ambiental. Cero desmonte. Cuadernillo educativo. Proyecto Loro Barranquero, Viedma, 28 pp Para la escuela secundaria. Protegiendo nuestras áreas naturales El Monte como fuente de medicinas Desertificación Loros barranqueros Buenas prácticas agrícolas Fau...
by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: ProMonte educación ambiental. Suelo desmontado... suelo volado
Replies: 0
Views: 300

ProMonte educación ambiental. Suelo desmontado... suelo volado

Masello JF (editor) (2011) ProMonte educación ambiental. Suelo desmontado... suelo volado. Cuadernillo educativo. Proyecto Loro Barranquero, Viedma, 16 pp Conociendo nuestra flora y fauna (Patagonia, Argentina) Desmonte Cuidado del suelo Los loros barranqueros y el desmonte Observación de aves silve...
by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: AMIGOS EMPLUMADOS-APRENDER VOLANDO - Material para la escuela primaria
Replies: 0
Views: 291

AMIGOS EMPLUMADOS-APRENDER VOLANDO - Material para la escuela primaria

Material para la escuela primaria, incluye loros, aves y otra fauna de la Patagonia, matemáticas, lengua, ciencias sociales, música, imágenes para colorear, adivinanzas, letras cruzadas y mucho más. DESDE EL BALNEARIO EL CóNDOR, PROVINCIA DE RÍO NEGRO, ARGENTINA, TE REGALAMOS ESTE CUADERNILLO PARA Q...
by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus_2
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus_2

Burrowing Parrot (English)
loro barranquero (Spanish from Argentina)
Cyanoliseus patagonus (Latin)

Picture: Graham Harris

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by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Parrots in the wild_loro silvestres
Topic: Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus
Replies: 2
Views: 690

Burrowing Parrot_loro barranquero_Cyanoliseus patagonus

Burrowing Parrot (English)
loro barranquero (Spanish from Argentina)
Cyanoliseus patagonus (Latin)

Picture: Bill Conway

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by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Loro Tricahue - Chile
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Loro Tricahue - Chile

Para su libre uso y distribucion. Por preguntas por favor contactar a

Dr. Juan F Masello
http://www.uni-giessen.de/masello


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by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Educational material_Material educativo
Topic: Loros Barranqueros de El Condor, Patagonia, Argentina - folleto educativo
Replies: 0
Views: 240

Loros Barranqueros de El Condor, Patagonia, Argentina - folleto educativo

Para su libre uso y distribucion. Por preguntas por favor contactar a

Dr. Juan F Masello
http://www.uni-giessen.de/masello

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by JuanMasello
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet
Replies: 0
Views: 389

Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet

Über hundert Expertinnen und Experten aus der ganzen Welt fordern mehr Maßnahmen gegen Wilderei Papageien gehören zu den bedrohten Tierarten: Seit den 90er Jahren war bekannt, dass ca. ein Drittel der mittel- und südamerikanischen Papageienarten vom Aussterben bedroht ist. Ein internationales Forsch...
by JuanMasello
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Concerned CITES member states support transfer of Grey Parrots from Appendix II to Appendix I -By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

Re: Concerned CITES member states support transfer of Grey Parrots from Appendix II to Appendix I -By Dr. Nathaniel Anno

PROTECT PARROTS – NO EXCEPTIONS African grey parrot on a branch. Share this action: African grey parrots are disappearing, trafficked nearly out of existence in some areas of West and Central Africa. All to fuel the illegal pet trade. Last year, the CITES international trade treaty gave parrots the ...
by JuanMasello
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Conservation News - Is the Grey Parrot doomed for extinction in Ghana? - By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah
Replies: 1
Views: 1088

Re: Conservation News - Is the Grey Parrot doomed for extinction in Ghana? - By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah

I highly recommend to watch this related video (African Grey Parrots in Peril | WCS) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ICu3HV9Uwk “Traffickers are vacuuming up African gray parrots from Africa’s forests,” Emma Stokes, WCS Regional Director for Central Africa, said in a statement. “This heartbreaking ...
by JuanMasello
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello

We need this information to reach the wildlife managers and decision takers all over the world. Any help to disseminate will be most useful. Thank you! JUAN
by JuanMasello
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello

Parrots much more threatened than previously reported Text: Igor Berkunsky, Alejandro Balbiano & Juan F. Masello Photographs: Darío Podestá, Igor Berkunsky and Wold Parrot Trust Paraba Barba Azul_ Ara glaucogularis_2.jpg Psittaciformes (parrots and cockatoos) are among the most endangered birds,...
by JuanMasello
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Amenazas que enfrentan actualmente las poblaciones de loros Neotropicales - por Balbiano, Berkunski, Masello
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Letter: Amenazas que enfrentan actualmente las poblaciones de loros Neotropicales - por Balbiano, Berkunski, Masello

ALERTA: LOROS EN PELIGRO . Textos : Alejandro Balbiano, Igor Berkunsky y Juan F. Masello . Fotos : Darío Podestá, Igor Berkunsky y World Parrot Trust . Guacamayo Rojo _ Ara chloropterus_1.jpg Las poblaciones de casi todas las especies de loros del mundo están disminuyendo. Las principales amenazas:...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: News: More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent is threatened by human activity
Replies: 0
Views: 621

News: More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent is threatened by human activity

More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population of the American continent (Neotropic) is endangered due the impact of human activity, according to a scientific study published in the journal Biological Conservation by an international team that has the participation of Juan Carlos Guix, collab...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Noticias: Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano están amenazadas por la actividad
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Noticias: Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano están amenazadas por la actividad

http://www.ub.edu/web/ub/es/menu_eines/noticies/2017/09/024.html Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano (Neotrópico) está en declive por el impacto de la actividad humana, según un estudio científico publicado en la revista Biological Conservation por un equipo...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Notícies: Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà estan amenaçades per l’activitat huma
Replies: 0
Views: 312

Notícies: Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà estan amenaçades per l’activitat huma

http://www.ub.edu/web/ub/ca/menu_eines/noticies/2017/09/024.html Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà (Neotròpic) estan en declivi per l’impacte de l’activitat humana, segons un estudi científic publicat a la revista Biological Conservation per un equip internaci...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Pressemitteilung: Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Pressemitteilung: Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet

Pressemitteilung Nr. 172 • Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen http://www.uni-giessen.de/ueber-uns/pressestelle/pm/pm172-17 Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet Über hundert Expertinnen und Experten aus der ganzen Welt fordern mehr Maßnahmen gegen Wilderei 15. September...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Press release: Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Press release: Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed

Press release No 172 • Justus Liebig University Giessen http://www.uni-giessen.de/ueber-uns/pressestelle/pm/pm172a-17 Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed More than one hundred experts all around the world demand for conservation actions September 15th, ...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan
Replies: 3
Views: 3032

Re: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan

Regarding the conservation situation of African Grey Parrots see also: http://psittaciformes.internationalornithology.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=352 and http://psittaciformes.internationalornithology.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=356 and Martin RO, Perrin MR, Boyes RS, Abebe YD, Nathaniel D, Asamoa...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan
Replies: 3
Views: 3032

Re: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan

The Guardian, Buenos Aires zoo to close after 140 years: 'Captivity is degrading' https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/buenos-aires-zoo-close-animals-captivity-argentina 2,500 animals will be moved to nature reserves in Argentina, mayor said Zoo will become educational ecopark and refuge fo...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion - On the conservation of cages - By Dr. Carlos B. de Araújo
Replies: 3
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Re: Opinion - On the conservation of cages - By Dr. Carlos B. de Araújo

The Guardian, Buenos Aires zoo to close after 140 years: 'Captivity is degrading' https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/buenos-aires-zoo-close-animals-captivity-argentina 2,500 animals will be moved to nature reserves in Argentina, mayor said Zoo will become educational ecopark and refuge fo...
by JuanMasello
Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union
Replies: 1
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Re: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union

Dear all, I wanted to mention that the new IOU web page now offers the option to purchase a gift membership for someone else e.g. your students, your friends, colleagues which cannot afford to pay for the membership, etc. For this follow this link: https://www.internationalornithology.org/applicatio...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: International Ornithologists' Union (IOU)
Replies: 1
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International Ornithologists' Union (IOU)

Dear Colleagues all over the world, I take great pleasure in writing to you to announce the launch of the website of the International Ornithologists' Union (IOU). As you may have heard at the 2014 IOCongress in Japan, the IOU has been formally reorganized into a membership-based 501(c)3 non-profit ...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:37 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union
Replies: 1
Views: 2400

become member of the International Ornithologists' Union

Dear all, as most of you surely know, the Parrot Researchers Group (PRG) was appointed Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP) of the International Ornithologists' Union (IOU) in 2013. Thus, it is my pleasure to announce the new web page of the IOU: http://www.internationalornithology.org/ The web page c...
by JuanMasello
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: About the Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP)
Replies: 0
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About the Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP)

The Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP) from the International Ornithologist's Union (IOU) started as the Parrot Researchers Group (PRG) during the 25 International Ornithological Conference (2010, Brazil). The group was appointed WGP of the IOU in 2013. The mission of this group is: 1) Promoting par...

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