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Notes from the Field

Notes From the Field

An archive of previously published Notes from the Field, our member newsletter, can be found here.

Message from the Director: IPP 15 Year Anniversary

Dear Friends, As we head into 2016, we wish to express our gratitude for your continued support, friendship and love in helping us protect and conserve the parrots and cockatoos of Indonesia. You are truly the wind beneath their wings and ours. In celebrating our 15th...

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How to Prepare your Flock for Disaster

Disasters can occur at any time. It is essential that for anyone that keeps pets, but more specifically parrots and birds needs to be prepared. This article is written from first-hand experience by the author who lives in Northern California. In 2014 we started the...

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A Word From The Associate Director: What Happened in 2014?

Before getting on with a brief overview of 2014 , I want to point out that Bonnie Zimmermann is now our Director and I am Associate Director (or, as they say in politics, I have ‘stepped down’ as Director). This is largely because Bonnie has achieved some incredible...

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A new book and talk show appearance

The Indonesian Parrot Project & Konservasi Kakatua Indonesia are proud to announce the launch of a new book and KKI’s appearance on a talk show! RARE COCKATOO ABBOTTI and Masalembu Archipelago This new book which will be available in both Indonesian and...

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What Do Parrots Eat in the Wild?

Most of us would like to feed our parrots as well and as naturally as possible-that is, approaching their diet in the wild as closely as possible, since that presumably reflects their physiology. If we feed fruits, vegies, or seeds, we might like to seek those which...

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The Flight of Cornelius Cockatoo

For Your Holiday Gift Giving – Corky! “The Flight of Cornelius Cockatoo: A Fable for Children and Adults” is a heart-warming book written by IPP Director, Dr. Stewart Metz. For children and adults alike this story about Cornelius and his adventures...

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Parrot Urban Legends?

FOUR BEHAVIORS OF PARROTS: URBAN LEGENDS ?? (or should I say ‘Forest Legends’?) by Stewart Metz, M.D. Director, Indonesian Parrot Project Project POSTULATE #1: AGGRESSION BETWEEN PARROTS IS IDENTICAL IN CAUSATION BETWEEN THAT IN CAPTIVITY AND THAT IN THE...

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The Artful Cockatoo

“Artful is defined as (crafty, or mischievous) or (exhibiting art or skill)-the first being a good description of cockatoos, and the latter of the artists who depicted them. For the sake of space, this article deals almost exclusively with the Seram...

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IPP, KKI, and WPT team up to save the Yellow-crested cockatoo

by Stewart Metz, M.D. Director, Indonesian Parrot Project As many of you know, we in the Indonesian Parrot Project have focused our most active work from conserving the Seram (Salmon-crested) cockatoo to the Lesser Sulphur crested cockatoo (LSCC), sometimes called the...

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IPP 2011 Review and Looking Into 2012

by Stewart Metz, Director IPP The Board of Directors is very pleased to have each of you as members of the Indonesian Parrot Project Team …and we wish you all the happiest and healthiest of New Years. Of course, all of us wish the same for all the parrots of the...

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New Disney Grant

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) announced that the Indonesian Parrot Project (IPP) has been awarded an annual grant to support its project: “Saving the World’s Rarest Cockatoo.” DWCF awarded $2 million to conservation projects around...

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News From Kembali Bebas

With great pleasure we announce the soft releases of birds for 2010 from Kembali Bebas including OUR FIRST unprecedented release in West Papua! January 19, 2010 – One Lucky Cassowary March, 2010 – 8 Eclectus Parrots and 4 Purple Naped Lories August, 2010...

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