Aviculture, Conservation, & ZoologicalLoro Parque Fundacion- Saving wildlife and habitats.
International Government Agencies for Animal Trade
Wild Bird Conservation Act Exact text of the WBCA of 1992. The Final Rule adopted in 1999 allows for the importation of some wild-caught species under certain conditions.CITES - Information on the Convention in International Trade of Endangered Species.
Animal Welfare Act - Exact text of the Animal Welfare Act as well as the 2002 Farm Bill Amendment pertaining to birds. Also, Synopsis of the presentation made by Dr. Gipson of USDA at the 2002 American Federation of Aviculture convention.
Endangered Species Act - Digest of the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973
C.I.T.E.S. - Convention for the International Trade in Endangered Species
U.S.F.W.S. - Wild Bird Conservation Act
U.S.D.A. - Importing Commercial Birds into the United States
USDA/APHIS Hist. - A history of the United States Department of Aviculture and USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service with respect to laws and regulations affecting birds.
Bird Smuggling - News release from US Fish & Wildlife Service on the trade in smuggled birds and what you can do to help stop it.
European Commission - Import Ban on Avian Influenza H5N1
Importing & Exporting Birds from Australia - Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act
Aviculture Federation of America
Lexicon of Parrots - English/German
Parrots Magazine - United Kingdom