Working for bird welfare

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Foundation purposes

The Psittacus Foundation is the expression of the vocation of the corporate social responsibility of the founding company Psittacus Catalonia SL. Therefore, the Foundation will pursue animal welfare as well as environmental, educational, social, scientific and avicultural support purposes, linked in one way or another to the world of birds.

Fields of action

  • Environmental and conservation
  • Animal welfare
  • To promote responsible and sustainable aviculture
  • Educational and awareness-raising
  • Social and health
  • Scientific and to encourage research
  • To promote historical research

Projects

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Completed
EOLOPHUS ROSEICAPILLA

Development of new artificial incubation and comprehensive rearing protocols of this species.
Started in 2021. Finished; in process of analysis and interpretation of the results.

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In process
ARA MACAO CYANOPTERA

Support for the captive breeding program and reintroduction of this species. Lancandona Forest (Mexico).
Started in 2021. In progress.

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In process
AMAZONA VITTATA

Support for the captive breeding program and reintroduction of this species. Possible development of a specific complete food.
Started in 2022. In process.

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In process
NYMPHICUS HOLLANDICUS

Update of the protocols of artificial incubation and comprehensive rearing of this species.
Started in 2022. In process.

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In process
COMPREHENSIVE REARING MODEL

Development of a new model for the comprehensive rearing of psittacine chicks.
Started in 2021. In progress.

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In process
Pyrrhura molinae

Development of new artificial incubation and comprehensive rearing protocols of this species.
Started in 2022. In process.

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Scheduled
Coturnix coturnix

Development of a new protocol for neonatal feeding of precocial chicks.
Scheduled for 2023.

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Scheduled
Ramphastidae

Development of a new protocol for the manual rearing of chicks of this family.
Scheduled for 2023.

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