to the Piciformes Taxon Advisory Group Website. Already chocked
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taxonomic scope of the Piciformes TAG is the Order
The Order includes Families:
||Lybiidae (African Barbets)
|Picidae (Woodpeckers, Piculets, & Wrynecks)
||Ramphastidae (South American Barbets,Toucans,Toucanets, & Aracaris)
|Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)
of the Piciformes TAG
our impact on habitat and wildlife conservation, through participation,
coordination and support of in-situ conservation, research and education
- Manage selected populations for display, education, research
and sustainability by coordination of captive management plans,
reducing the need to collect from the wild.
- Improve husbandry and reproductive success through research
and experience and develop written husbandry protocols.
- Develop firm, cooperative links with professionals in the private
sector and work with them to coordinate our husbandry and conservation
a diversity of taxa and whenever possible use Piciformes species as
subjects to highlight conservation issues.