The range States of Psittacus erithacus should, with the support of the Secretariat, relevant experts, relevant CITES Parties, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders, develop and update National Action Plans, with timeframes, deliverables, and milestones, for the conservation of the species. The following key issues should be addressed: a) as appropriate, undertake a scientifically based field survey to establish the population status of the species, as well as population trends, in the range States to review progress made towards the restoration and conservation of the species, and in support of the activities proposed in paragraph c); b) implement law enforcement activities to combat illegal trade and report results in their annual illegal trade and implementation reports; c) identify suitable habitat in range States for re-population of Psittacus erithacus where appropriate and feasible, using wild sourced specimens seized from illegal trade and following internationally agreed guidelines for any such reintroductions; and d) assess the possibility of establishing in situ captive-breeding facilities for the species, in collaboration with States with breeding facilities.
17.256 (Rev. CoP19) African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus)
17.256 (Rev. CoP19)
Decision directed to:
Range States of Psittacus erithacus, with the support of the Secretariat, relevant experts, relevant CITES Parties, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders