Priam Psittaculture Centre PPC

Conservation Research from Priam Parrot Breeding Centre

Research & Breeding Facility News May 2014

June 5, 2014

Orange-bellied Parrot – Instincts

April 17, 2014



Orange-bellied Parrot Neophema chrysogaster

Captive Management Using Biological Data

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Priam Research & Breeding: Amazon Diet Trial and Research

January 22, 2014


Captive Amazon parrots and their diet: a study on reproductive success

The aim of this study was to compare the performance in terms of breeding success of  ‘Organic’ and ‘Traditional’ pellet-based feeding regimes for parrots.  A wide range of parameters was measured throughout the trial, while breeding success was determined by egg production and fertility, and hatching and fledging success rates.


Please click on the link to download a copy of the paper.

Innovations in Conservation Research

February 8, 2012

Orange-bellied Parrot: Priam Recovery Breeding Program

February 5, 2012

  Current Species Information and Fact Sheets

Orange-bellied Parrot – Priam Conservation Research & Breeding: OBP Recovery Breeding Program
Australian Government SPRAT profile
OBP National Recovery Plan
Birdlife International (2012) Species Factsheet
IUCN Red List Category: CR (Critically Endangered)
CITES Appendix I

Priam Research & Breeding Facility: Red-fronted Macaw

Priam Research & Breeding Facility: Double Yellow-headed Amazon

Priam Research & Breeding Facility: Northern Quoll

Priam Research & Breeding Facility: New Holland Mouse

February 17, 2011


Microchipping, DNA sampling, weighing, sexing



Priam Research & Breeding Facility: Green and Gold Bell Frogs

Tags: . January 29, 2010