Bird Campaign

Confiscated: Hundreds of Parrots and Cockatoos in Tobelo, North Maluku

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 (31/5/2013).

About Indonesian Parrots

More than 85 parrot species live in Indonesia. 14 of which are protected by law as they are threatened by extinction. The area that is rich with parrots is the Wallace line covering the islands of Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, and Maluku.

Press Release: ProFauna Protests The Shipment of Moluccan Parrots by Allegedly Corrupt Army Officers

(09/25/2012) ProFauna Indonesia condemns the policy of the Natural Resources Conservation Center of the Forestry Department (known and abbreviated as BKSDA) in Ternate, the capital of North Maluku, Eastern Indonesia for issuing a permit letter to transport protected parrots to some officers of the Indonesian National Armed Force (known and abbreviated as TNI).

Illegal Parrot Trade in Maluku Continues

ProFauna Indonesia's wildlife trade monitoring show that the illegal parrot trade in Maluku, Eastern Indonesia still continues. The records show that in October 2011, dozens of Moluccan parrots were trafficked from Jailolo District in West Halmahera to Ternate, the capital of North Maluku Province.


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