Nature Conservation Agency, Military Police, quarantine staffs, and harbor officials collaborated to confiscate hundreds of parrots and cockatoos who were about to be smuggled out from Tobello, North Maluku. Approximately 250 birds from various species like Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), Chattering Lory (Lorius garrulus), Violet-necked Lory (Eos squamata), White Cockatoo (Cacatua alba), Red-cheeked Parrot (Geoffroyus geoffroyi) , and 3 cuscuses. Those animals were going to be smuggled through Mentari Cristal ship by people wearing uniforms similar to those of Indonesia National Army.
Entries in Lorius garrulus - Chattering Lory (5)
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 13:06
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 13:42
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 0:18
tagged Cacatua alba - Umbrella Cockatoo, Cacatua ducorpsii - Solomons Cockatoo, Cacatua ophthalmica - Blue-eyed Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea - Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, Chalcopsitta cardinalis - Cardinal Lory, Eclectus roratus - Eclectus Parrot, Lorius chlorocercus - Yellow-bibbed Lory, Lorius garrulus - Chattering Lory, Psittrichas fulgidus - Pesquet's Parrot, Trichoglosus haematodus - Rainbow Lorikeets | in Captive breeding, Conservation, Smuggling, Wild bird trade
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 2:50
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 3:23
A DOG is man's best friend, it is said - but a remarkable bond between one parrot and its owner would give any pup a run for its money.