Priam Psittaculture Centre PPC

Research Links from Priam Parrot Breeding Centre

Research Links

General Information


Lexicon of Parrots is a world renowned data base on all parrots.


Australian Government Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)


Australian Government: Department of Environment: Wildlife Trade


2007 Inventory of Exotic Birds known to be in Australia



Behaviour and training

An Australian source of information for the parrot pet owner wishing for more information about having a happy companion.

A site that explains the training process and techniques currently being developed around the world.


Barbara Heidenreich


Temple Grandin


Dr Susan Friedman



Parrot Conservation


Birds Australia is dedicated to the conservation, study and enjoyment of Australia’s native birds and their habitats.


“The International Union for Conservation of Nature is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization.”


“The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.”


CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between Governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.


The charity funding projects and promoting excellence in parrot conservation and welfare.


ISIS, World Standard zoological data collection and network for the ‘gene bank’ of the web of life.



Parrot Incubation Products

The home of Buddy – the worlds first digital Egg Monitor. The Buddy concept was conceived by a very frustrated parrot breeder who wanted to monitor the development of eggs beyond the candle method.

Manufacturers of high quality incubators and brooders.

World leaders in the design and manufacture of incubators.



Parrot Diets

Harrison’s Bird Foods is a family of certified organic, formulated diets that were created by avian veterinarians and nutritionists with the health of your bird in mind.

Nekton Produces a range of specialized avian feed supplements.

Internationally recognized producers of complete extruded diets and hand rearing diets.

Producers of specialist avian diets and hand rearing formulas.



Aviculture Clubs, Zoos & Societies


Associated Birdkeepers of Australia


ZAA (Zoo Aquarium Association) is the peak zoo and aquarium organisation in the Australasian region.


Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping (A.S.Z.K.) The A.S.Z.K. is a non-profit organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons from the Australasian region, dedicated to professional animal care and wildlife conservation.


The Parrot Society of Australia Inc. is considered to be the leading society in aviculture for breeders and keepers of parrots.


The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Australia (PIJAC) is a national industry association that represents the Australian pet industry.





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