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Roger Wilkinson

Vice President

The Avicultural Society

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The Avicultural Society

2 Hillside Cottages Hillside Road Westley Lane

Winchester, Hampshire,SO21 2NG

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Avicultural Society promotes the study of, and best practices in, keeping non-domesticated birds in captivity, publishing four 48-page issues of the AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE annually. The Society also sponsors Special Interest Groups dedicated to the captive p...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Project Manager ( Part- Time Post Retirement )

Chester Zoo


Affiliations

Mauritian Wildlife Foundation

Board Member


European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Member of the Conservation Committee and BIAZA Field Conservation Committee


Keele University

Honorary Research Fellow


Civil War Preservation Trust

Board Member


Education

BSc

Zoology

Southampton University


Ph.D.

Southampton


Web References(56 Total References)


Roger Wilkinson | World Parrot Trust

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About > People & Partners > Roger Wilkinson
Roger Wilkinson Roger Wilkinson Roger Wilkinson, PhD Scientific Advisor Head of Conservation and Science and at Chester Zoo, Roger Wilkinson was Curator of Birds there between 1983 and 1999 and until recently General Curator Higher Vertebrates and Research. He now oversees Chester Zoo's increasing commitment to Conservation and Research programmes. He has a special interest in developing overseas conservation links and in managing budget-supporting conservation and research programmes linked to the zoo. Chairman of the EAZA Parrot TAG (taxon advisory group) since its inception in 1992, he was also the EEP Species Co-ordinator for the Palm Cockatoo and remains ESB studbook keeper for the Blue-eyed Cockatoo. He has participated in a wide range of zoo breeding programmes for birds and published widely on avicultural matters. A council member of the Avicultural Society, he is a regular contributor to the Avicultural Magazine. His positions include Secretary of the West African Ornithological Society, member of the IUCN Pheasant Specialist Group, and co-chair of the EAZA Hornbill TAG. He came into birds through aviculture; he kept and bred Australian parakeets and joined the Parrot Society in its inaugural year. Previously Roger was Senior Lecturer in Department of Biology Sciences at Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria and is an Honorary Research Fellow of Keele University. He has a BSc in Zoology and a PhD from Southampton University. With considerable field experience, he has written papers for scientific publications in ornithology, bird behaviour and ecology. Roger enjoys seeing birds in the wild, in the UK and abroad and has seen more than 100 parrot species in the wild. In 2001 he achieved his ambition of seeing wild Palm Cockatoos and Blue-eyed Cockatoos while on a birding trip to Papua New Guinea.


The Avicultural Society » AVICULTURAL SUPPORT FOR THE ECHO PARAKEET PROGRAMME ON MAURITIUS

www.avisoc.co.uk [cached]

By Roger Wilkinson
Wilkinson, R. 2005. The Mauritius Wildlife Foundation echo parakeet programme and zoo conservation support. In: Hiddinga, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the EAZA Conference 2004, Kolmarden, pp.200-202. EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam. Dr Roger Wilkinson is Head of Science and Conservation, Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 lLH, UK. Roger is an Avicultural Society Vice President.


www.worldparrottrust.org

Roger WilkinsonWPT > General > Scientific Committee > Roger WilkinsonDr. Roger WilkinsonRoger WilkinsonHead of Conservation Science and at Chester Zoo, Roger Wilkinson was Curator of Birds there between 1983 and 1999 and until recently General Curator Higher Vertebrates and Research.He now oversees Chester Zoo's increasing commitment to Conservation and Research programmes.He has a special interest in developing overseas conservation links and in managing budget-supporting conservation and research programmes linked to the zoo.Chairman of the EAZA Parrot TAG (taxon advisory group) since its inception in 1992, he is also the EEP Species Co-ordinator for the Palm Cockatoo and ESB studbook keeper for the Blue-eyed Cockatoo.He participates in a wide range of zoo breeding programmes for birds and publishes widely on avicultural matters.A council member of the Avicultural Society, he is a regular contributor to the Avicultural Magazine.His positions include Secretary of the West African Ornithological Society, member of the IUCN Pheasant Specialist Group, and co-chair of the EAZA Hornbill TAG.He came into birds through aviculture; he kept and bred Australian parakeets and joined the Parrot Society in its inaugural year.Previously Roger was Senior Lecturer in Department of Biology Sciences at Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria and is an Honorary Research Fellow of Keele University.He has a BSc in Zoology and a PhD from Southampton University.With considerable field experience, he has written papers for scientific publications in ornithology, bird behaviour and ecology.Roger enjoys seeing birds in the wild, in the UK and abroad and has seen more than 100 parrot species in the wild.In 2001 he achieved his ambition of seeing wild Palm Cockatoos and Blue-eyed Cockatoos while on a birding trip to Papua New Guinea.


Chester Zoo - test-press-release

www.chesterzoo.org [cached]

Roger Wilkinson, Head of Field Conservation & Research at Chester Zoo, commented: "This an exciting find for us and even more so for the fact that Steve found it while he was on site helping us with our Native Species conservation work.


Chester Zoo - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

www.chesterzoo.org [cached]

Roger Wilkinson, Head of Field Conservation and Research, said: "We are involved in lots of outreach conservation activities that complement our conservation work in the zoo - work which helps many different species throughout the world.


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