WRRC has rescued and rehabilitated specimens from the following species.
A new larger, safer aviary being built for the birds recuperating at the Bannerghatta Rescue Center. The longer length will allow recovering birds to spread their wings and fly longer distances. The double fencing will protect them better … Continue reading
Rose ring Parakeets- 03 nos, 125g, 115g and 85g body weight on admission on 29th June 2013. Confiscated from Tarrot card readers. Tail feathers were short and hence flight poor. Also had no practice since they were housed in small cages. … Continue reading
Animals are known most for an almost undying loyalty and respect for the ‘hand that feeds them’. Time and again we witness miraculous stories where animals defy the laws of nature and stun us with their sense of love and … Continue reading
The Rose-ringed parakeet or Indian Ringneck have a hooked beak, a long tail and are smaller in size compared to most parrots. They have a stealthy appearance that sets them apart from most exotic birds. Indian Ringnecks have been kept … Continue reading
Few months back, we posted about a group of 21 Alexandrine parakeets that were seized from an illegal pet trading ring in Bangalore. They had been taken from their natural homes before they had even learnt to fly and put … Continue reading
Further to our post “Twenty-One Alexandrine Parakeet Chicks Rescued From Illegal Wildlife Trade Now Housed at BRC“, we are happy to share the progress updates. Feb 10th, 2013: The parakeets are doing extremely well. They have grown to a good size. … Continue reading
On 28 December 2012, 21 Alexandrine Parakeet fledglings, barely weeks old were brought to WRRC’s Bannerghatta Rehabilitation Centre (BRC) by the volunteers from the wildlife cell of the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). These tiny little creatures were rescued from … Continue reading