Learn more about selfless parrots, click here for youtube VIDEO
Brucks & von Bayern (2020). Parrots Voluntarily Help Each Other to Obtain Food Rewards. Current Biology 30, 1–6 January 20, 2020.
Krasheninnikova A, Brucks D,Blanc S, von Bayern AMP (2019). Assessing African grey parrots’ prosocial tendencies in a token choice paradigm. Royal Society Open Science 6: 190696
Learn about the conservation programme for African grey parrots run by the Limbe Wildlife Centre and find out more about the current funding needs here.
PDF – Limbe conservation proposal 2021 (in progress please stay tuned for updates)
This project is endorsed by the EAZA Parrot TAG for support in 2021
Suggested open source educational materials and activity inspiration for use on the World Parrot Day or for other Parrot themed education activities:
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 related lockdown in many zoos and schools around the world, we have added a “Corona Virus Supplement” with many alternative ideas for having a online World Parrot Day PDF – World Parrot Day Online
PDF – Information and Ideas material
PDF – 2021 Education on Grey Parrot Gonzo (new 2021)
PDF – Craft toys and enrichment
PDF – Fundraising for conservation
PDF – Invasive Species Information (new 2021)
PDF – Invasive Species Activities (new 2021)
PDF – Activities for Children (updated 2021)
PDF – AZA World Parrot Day 2021 Packet (new 2021)
We would like to thank our colleagues for sharing their materials with us. If you have any great ideas or material that you wish to share open source please get in touch with the EAZA Parrot TAG Education Advisor, Stephan Worm.
For more content and ideas see also the World Parrot Day Facebook page #WorldParrotDay
RETURN to the joint Parrot TAG’s page