Saturday 28th November - Proposed Programs


Stream 1

Dr. Irene Pepperberg and Drs. Jan Hooimeijer will conduct a day-long workshop on Parrot Behaviour and Welfare.

This will be a public workshop for veterinary students, veterinary nurses, parrot breeders and parrot owners.

Topics covered in previous years include:

  • What do we know about the intelligence/cognition of parrots?
  • Dealing with the welfare of parrots in captivity
  • Preventing, dealing with and solving undesired behaviour
  • Why is hand rearing of parrots prohibited in the Netherlands?

                           Stream 2

At this time, three events are being investigated:

  • Birdwatching
  • Winery tour
  • Diving