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 »

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 »

Pontiffs of Sri Palimar mutt and Admar mutt at Shuka vana-15th Aug 2016

Pontiffs of Sri Palimar mutt and Admar mutt at Shuka vana-15th Aug 2016

His Holiness Shri Vidyadeesha Teertha Swamiji of Sri Palimar mutt and Shri Ishapriya Theertha Swamiji of Admar mutt visited Shukavana accompanied by His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji and Sri Datta Vijayananda Swamiji. Both the Pontiffs are happy to see Hyacinth Macaw, Cockatoos, Amazons and Greys at Shukavana. They are happy to know various facilities and care being ... Read More »

Quaker parrot paradise at Shuka vana-10th Aug 2016

Quaker parrot paradise at Shuka vana-10th Aug 2016

Quaker Parrot or Monk Parakeet is a small, bright-green parrot with a greyish breast and greenish-yellow abdomen, native to temperate to sub-tropical areas of Argentina and the surrounding countries in South America. In aviculture there are many colour mutations to name few are albino, cobalt blue, blue, lutino, cinnamon and pied quaker parrot. Today an ... Read More »

Interspecies integrity for harmonious living in captivity–24th July 2016

Interspecies integrity for harmonious living in captivity–24th July 2016

Birds travel a long distances stretching their wings and viewing different scenery while flight in wild. In captivity thought the area of flight cannot be given in terms of distance, change in daily routine and interaction can keep the day interesting for the bird along with healthy and happy being. In captivity inter species acquaintance ... Read More »

White doves breeding in lush of greenery-6th June 2016

White doves breeding in lush of greenery-6th June 2016

Few species like the White dove, Tambourine dove, Livingstone’s Turaco, Green Turaco, Violet Turaco, Western Plantain Eater, Blue-crowned Pigeon, Rainbow Lorikeet, Swainson’s Lorikeet, Black-capped Lory, Duyvenbode’s Lory, Black Lory, Chattering Lory enjoy free flight and relish fruits from trees and food from feeding station. White dove pairs are breeding in between the lush of greenery ... Read More »

First clutch Superb parrots at Shukavana-20th May 2016

First clutch Superb parrots at Shukavana-20th May 2016

Shukavana is happy to share about the Australian bird, ‘Superb parrot’. It is the first clutch of Barraband’s parrots at Shukavana. Parents have raised the chicks up to 27 days and observed one of the two chicks to be with empty crop for two consecutive feeding time. Hence they were removed from parents and are hand raised at the ... Read More »

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