Management of feather plucking problem of Moluccan cockatoo-2nd Sep 2017

Management of feather plucking problem of Moluccan cockatoo-2nd Sep 2017

Cockatoos are known for their feather plucking problem when depressed. Parrots being intelligent birds, emotional management of these birds is a major component to be considered. Bird to be healthy like in humans, they need to be physically and mentally healthy. Hence activities that keeps the bird happy and physically fit are required. Moluccans among ... Read More »

Interactive educational programme for school children at Shuka Vana-17th Aug 2017

Interactive educational programme for school children at Shuka Vana-17th Aug 2017

Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji’s project Shuka Vana mainly aims at rehabilitation, rescue of abandoned birds, awareness and protection of nature. Children from different schools visit Shuka Vana to interact with birds and understand their role in nature for a balanced ecosystem. More than 150 students visited Shuka Vana and are overwhelmed with joy to watch ... Read More »

Shuka Vana’s Top 10 birds – 29th May 2017

Shuka Vana’s Top 10 birds – 29th May 2017

Every year Shuka Vana’s contest for the Top ten birds continues this year too, contestants are ten different macaw species. Members of Shuka Vana around the globe participated in this contest and the 10 contestants are Hyacinth macaw, Verde macaw, Green-winged macaw, Blue-and-gold macaw, Scarlet macaw, Ruby macaw, Harlequin macaw, Blue-throated macaw, Catalina macaw and ... Read More »

Feathered friends amidst lush of greenery-29th March 2017

Feathered friends amidst lush of greenery-29th March 2017

Shukavana provides natural surroundings for the birds that enhances flight, play and interaction between the feathered friends. They are amidst the lush of greenery where in birds can pick up fruits from the fruit bearing trees, play hanging upside down the branches, pick up food from the feeding stations at different levels. Birds are let ... Read More »

Fracture correction for Australian King Parrot-7th March 2017

Fracture correction for Australian King Parrot-7th March 2017

In December 2016 a person brought Australian King Parrot to Shukavana to give it for adoption! This bird was given away by a friend in his apartment who had to move to different town for work. Bird Donar visited Shukavana and after being impressed with the care being provided by Sri Swamiji, he decided to ... Read More »

Rehabilitation of Rainbow Lorikeets-23rd Jan 2017

Rehabilitation of Rainbow Lorikeets-23rd Jan 2017

A pair of Rainbow lorikeets suffering from congenital distortion of both legs are very playful birds. On arrival they were not aggressive and were stressed on minimal disturbance around them. After association with Sri Swamiji, these birds gradually calm down and now are more friendly with humans and other birds too. Both birds move over ... Read More »

Bird’s fun time at ‘Sun Conure Aviary’-18th Jan 2017

Bird’s fun time at ‘Sun Conure Aviary’-18th Jan 2017

Conures are very curious birds and Sun conures are one of the most curious, noisy and aggressive among them. These birds live in flock of 30-40 in wild, spend time feeding, playing and interacting with each other. Sri Swamiji considered each of these aspects of how bird lives in wild to construct Sun Conure Aviary. ... Read More »

Shuka vana tour by fifty-two children from the United States- 24th Dec 2016

Shuka vana tour by fifty-two children from the United States- 24th Dec 2016

Fifty-two children from the United States visits Shukavana on 24.12.2016. The 20 boys and 32 girls, aged 8 to 16 have eye treat watching vivid colored big birds Macaws and cockatoos from a close point. They are fascinated by the feathered friends of Shukavana. They took great delight in feeding birds in Colorful parrot, Quaker parrot and Sun conure ... Read More »

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