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  1. cuckooduck

    cuckooduck Active Member

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    I also visited Wisbroek and did manage to talk to the manager. They currently house :
    King bird of paradise
    Red bird of paradise
    Lesser bird of paradise
    Greater bird of paradise (mainland and aru island subspecies).
    From what i gathered the birds came from Al wabra in Qatar. Which would make sense as it is the largest collection of birds of paradise with more than 120 individuals and the only place in the world that breeds them with any consistency. Wisbroek housed at least 1.2 of each bird of paradise species.
     
  2. Vision

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    Time for another (small) update!

    BIRDS OF PARADISE IN CAPTIVITY:

    Astrapia

    Princess Stephanie's astrapia, Astrapia stephaniae (2)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (0,1,0)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Cicinnurus
    King bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus regius (10)

    EUROPE:
    ACTP (x,x)
    Kiew (x,x)
    Sant Alessio (1,1)
    Villars les Dombes (1,0)
    Walsrode (x,x) non-ssp & (2,2) regius
    Wisbroek (1,2,x)

    ASIA:
    Al Wabra (8,10,3)
    Bali Bird Park (4,0,2)
    Jurong (1,5,2)
    Wanpi World Safari Zoo (x,x)

    Diphyllodes
    Magnificent bird-of-paradise, Diphyllodes magnificus (9)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    San Diego (4,3) hunsteini

    EUROPE:
    Sant Alessio (x,x) chrysopterus

    ASIA:
    Al Wabra (1,0)
    Bali Bird Park (2,1)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (2,3) hunsteini
    Port Moresby (1,1,4)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Wilson’s bird-of-paradise, Diphyllodes respublica (2)
    EUROPE:
    Kiew (1,0)

    ASIA:

    Bali Bird Park (x,x)

    Epimachus
    Brown sicklebill, Epimachus meyeri (2)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Lophorina
    Superb bird-of-paradise, Lophorina superba (6)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    Central Park (1,1)
    Dallas World Aquarium (2,1)
    San Diego (5,8,2)
    San Diego Safari Park (1,1)
    Toledo (1,1)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (1,3)

    Manucodius
    Crinkle-collared manucode, Manucodia chalybatus (1)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,1,1)

    Trumpet manucode, Manucodia keraudrenii (2)
    EUROPE:
    Berlin (1,0)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,1,1)

    Paradisaea
    Greater bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea apoda (6)

    EUROPE:
    ACTP (x,x) apoda & (x,x) novaeguineae
    Walsrode (x,x) apoda
    Wisbroek (1,2,x) apoda & (1,2,x) novaeguineae

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (13,7,1) apoda & (5,9,2) novaeguineae & (2,0,0) no ssp
    Lok Kawi (x,x)
    Mini Zoo Kemaman (x,x)

    Emperor bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea guilielmi (1)
    OCEANIA:
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Lesser bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea minor (24)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (4,7)
    Dallas World Aquarium (1,1)
    Fort Worth (1,2)
    Prospect Park (1,1)
    San Antonio (1,2)
    Toledo (0,2)

    EUROPE:

    Sant Alessio (1,0)
    Walsrode (x,x)
    Wisbroek (2,2,x)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (3,5)
    Bali Bird Park (1,2)
    Bali Zoo (x,x)
    Everland (x,x)
    Gembira Loka (1,1)
    Green World Ecological Farm (x,x)
    Jurong (5,3)
    Khao Kheow (1,0)
    Lok Kawi (x,x)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)
    Taman Safari II (1,1)
    Taman Safari III (x,x)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,0)
    Tenkile Conservation Alliance (x,x)

    Count Raggi’s bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea raggiana (17)
    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (2,1)
    Cincinnati (2,2)
    Dallas World Aquarium (2,2)
    Lowry Park (2,1)
    Miami (1,1)
    National Aviary (2,0) non-ssp & (0,1) augustavictoriae
    Riverbanks (1,1)
    San Diego (10,14)
    San Diego Safari Park (3,1) non-ssp & (0,1) augustavictoriae
    Sylvan Heights (1,1)

    EUROPE:
    Rotterdam (2,1)
    Walsrode (2,2,x)

    ASIA:
    Fukouka (x,x)
    Jurong (1,0)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (2,1)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (1,1)

    Red bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea rubra (15)
    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (3,2)
    Dallas World Aquarium (1,1)
    Houston (1,1)
    San Antonio (1,0)

    EUROPE:

    ACTP (x,x)
    Walsrode (2,4?)
    Wisbroek (1,2,x)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (5,12)
    Bali Bird Park (4,0)
    Gembira Loka (1,0)
    Jurong (1,1)
    Taipei (1,0)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)
    Wanpi World Safari Zoo (x,x)

    Blue bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea rudolphi (1)
    OCEANIA:
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Parotia
    Eastern parotia, Parotia helenae (2)

    Port Moresby (1,0)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)

    Ptiloris
    Magnificent riflebird, Ptiloris magnificus (2)

    ASIA:
    Bali Bird Park (1,0)

    OCEANIA:

    Port Moresby (3,1)

    Seleucidis
    Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise, Seleucidis melanoleuca (8)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    El Nido (2,0)

    EUROPE:

    Walsrode (6,4?)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (4,4)
    Avilon (x,x)
    Bali bird park (1,1,2)
    Jurong (2,1)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)

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    Had missed this picture from the gallery of a twelve-wired bird-of-paradise in Avilon before, so added those now. I also added the species kept in wisbroek, fixed the parotias (both turned out to be P.(l.)helenae), and updated some of the numbers with new information.
     
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  3. cuckooduck

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    Awesome list @Vision. Interesting to see Lophorina sp. and Diphyllodes sp. in relatively large numbers in captivity, particularly in America. Is anyone aware of either of these genus being bred with any consistency? Paradisaea and Cicinnurus, seem to be the only paradise groups that seem to be bred relatively consistently.
     
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    After a long-awaited sighting after visiting every collection on the list bar Toledo, I finally was able to see these in person. And can confirm that DWA is now home to 3.1. :D

    Also, I believe the entire population is of subspecies feminina.
     
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    New holder for Raggiana bird of paradise in North America : Los Angeles Zoo recieved 1.0 from Holonulu and 1.1 from San Diego Zoo.
     
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  11. Vision

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    A few more updates:

    Pairi Daiza is now home to 1,0,0 Greater bird-of-paradise and 1,1,0 Lesser bird-of-paradise in aviaries inside of the Tropicalia greenhouse; the aviaries consist of three aviary "clusters." The males of both Greater and Lesser bird-of-paradise are on-show, and the third cluster still has an empty aviary, so a potential third species or extra individuals of the two species already present might arrive. Zootierliste mentions Al Wabra as the place both species came from, but it is also possible this was an indirect move via Walsrode or ATCP.

    Zoo Decin now holds 1,1,0 King bird-of-paradise freeroaming in their small bird house. These are presumably animals from the private trade.

    Al Wabra's last 1,0,0 Magnificent bird-of-paradise unfortunately passed away during the end of 2017. This leaves just the off-show animals (pair?) of Sant Alessio when it comes to this species in European zoos.

    Kiev's last 1,0,0 Wilson's bird-of-paradise is no longer listed on zootierliste. If this animal has indeed passed or left the zoo to the private trade again, this means there are currently no more of this species in European zoos.
     
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  12. LaughingDove

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    I can confirm that Lok Kawi has 1,1 Greater bird of paradise on show.

    Unless they are off show, which I doubt, they don't hold any lessers.
     
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    Adding onto this, Pairi Daiza has now received 4 additional male Greater birds-of-paradise (all ssp apoda) from Al Wabra.
    Zoo Decin has also recently put three (1,2) Magnificent birds-of-paradise on-show, and is now the only European zoo where you can see this species. This news had already been posted in the respective threads for the zoos, but it's good to have it here in a central location as well.
     
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  14. GerbenElzinga

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    So time for a small update.


    BIRDS OF PARADISE IN CAPTIVITY:

    Astrapia

    Princess Stephanie's astrapia, Astrapia stephaniae (2)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (0,1,0)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Cicinnurus
    King bird-of-paradise, Cicinnurus regius (11)

    EUROPE:
    ACTP (x,x)

    Decin (x,x)
    Kiew (x,x)
    Sant Alessio (1,1)
    Villars les Dombes (1,0)
    Walsrode (x,x) non-ssp & (2,2) regius
    Wisbroek (1,2,x)

    ASIA:
    Al Wabra (8,10,3)
    Bali Bird Park (4,0,2)
    Jurong (1,5,2)
    Wanpi World Safari Zoo (x,x)

    Diphyllodes
    Magnificent bird-of-paradise, Diphyllodes magnificus (9)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    San Diego (4,3) hunsteini

    EUROPE:
    Decin (1,2)

    Sant Alessio (x,x) chrysopterus

    ASIA:
    Bali Bird Park (2,1)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (2,3) hunsteini
    Port Moresby (1,1,4)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Wilson’s bird-of-paradise, Diphyllodes respublica (1)
    ASIA:

    Bali Bird Park (x,x)

    Epimachus
    Brown sicklebill, Epimachus meyeri (2)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Lophorina
    Superb bird-of-paradise, Lophorina superba (6)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    Central Park (1,1)
    Dallas World Aquarium (3,1) feminina
    San Diego (5,8,2)
    San Diego Safari Park (1,1)
    Toledo (1,1)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (1,3)

    Manucodius
    Crinkle-collared manucode, Manucodia chalybatus (1)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,1,1)

    Trumpet manucode, Manucodia keraudrenii (2)
    EUROPE:
    Berlin (1,0)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,1,1)

    Paradisaea
    Greater bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea apoda (7)

    EUROPE:
    ACTP (x,x) apoda & (x,x) novaeguineae

    Pairi Daiza (5,0) apoda
    Walsrode (x,x) apoda
    Wisbroek (1,2,x) apoda & (1,2,x) novaeguineae

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (8,7,1) apoda & (5,9,2) novaeguineae & (2,0,0) no ssp
    Lok Kawi (1,1)
    Mini Zoo Kemaman (x,x)

    Emperor bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea guilielmi (1)
    OCEANIA:
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Lesser bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea minor (24)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (4,7)
    Dallas World Aquarium (1,1)
    Fort Worth (1,2)
    Prospect Park (1,1)
    San Antonio (1,2)
    Toledo (0,2)

    EUROPE:


    Pairi Daiza (1,1)
    Sant Alessio (1,0)
    Walsrode (x,x)
    Wisbroek (2,2,x)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (2,4)
    Bali Bird Park (1,2)
    Bali Zoo (x,x)
    Everland (x,x)
    Gembira Loka (1,1)
    Green World Ecological Farm (x,x)
    Jurong (5,3)
    Khao Kheow (1,0)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)
    Taman Safari II (1,1)
    Taman Safari III (x,x)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)

    OCEANIA:
    Port Moresby (1,0)
    Tenkile Conservation Alliance (x,x)

    Count Raggi’s bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea raggiana (18)
    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (2,1)
    Cincinnati (2,2)
    Dallas World Aquarium (2,2)

    Los Angeles (2,1)
    Lowry Park (2,1)
    Miami (1,1)
    National Aviary (2,0) non-ssp & (0,1) augustavictoriae
    Riverbanks (1,1)
    San Diego (9,13)
    San Diego Safari Park (3,1) non-ssp & (0,1) augustavictoriae
    Sylvan Heights (1,1)

    EUROPE:
    Rotterdam (2,1)
    Walsrode (2,2,x)

    ASIA:
    Fukouka (x,x)
    Jurong (1,0)

    OCEANIA:
    Honolulu (1,1)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)
    The Rainforest Habitat (1,1)

    Red bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea rubra (15)
    NORTH AMERICA:
    Bronx (3,2)
    Dallas World Aquarium (1,1)
    Houston (1,1)
    San Antonio (1,0)

    EUROPE:

    ACTP (x,x)
    Walsrode (2,4?)
    Wisbroek (1,2,x)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (5,12)
    Bali Bird Park (4,0)
    Gembira Loka (1,0)
    Jurong (1,1)
    Taipei (1,0)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)
    Wanpi World Safari Zoo (x,x)

    Blue bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea rudolphi (1)
    OCEANIA:
    The Rainforest Habitat (x,x)

    Parotia
    Eastern parotia, Parotia helenae (2)

    Port Moresby (1,0)
    Port Moresby Adventure Park (x,x)

    Ptiloris
    Magnificent riflebird, Ptiloris magnificus (2)

    ASIA:
    Bali Bird Park (1,0)

    OCEANIA:

    Port Moresby (3,1)

    Seleucidis
    Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise, Seleucidis melanoleuca (8)

    NORTH AMERICA:
    El Nido (2,0)

    EUROPE:

    Walsrode (6,4?)

    ASIA:

    Al Wabra (4,4)
    Avilon (x,x)
    Bali bird park (1,1,2)
    Jurong (2,1)
    Taman Mini Indonesia (x,x)
    Taman Safari I (x,x)
     
  15. ThylacineAlive

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    Walsrode no longer keeps Lesser BOP but ACTP does.

    ~Thylo
     
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  16. cuckooduck

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    ACTP only holds Parrots at it's facility, they may own them but all BoP attributed to them are on loan to other organisations such as Pairi Diaza.
     
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    Do they not still keep hornbills, cock-of-the-rock, and Shoebill?

    ~Thylo
     
  18. cuckooduck

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    The Hornbills and Cock of the Rock went to Wisbroek Research and Development centre in the Netherlands and the Shoebills went to Jurong. Alot of birds go through ACTP, but only the parrots stay in the facility, the others stay for quaratine and then are moved on.
     
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    Toledo keeps P. raggiana.
     
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  20. Vision

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    Port Moresby Nature Park just successfully hatched and fledged a Magnificent riflebird, which is apparently the first breeding record of that species in captivity worldwide!

    Source (Facebook)