Research

Current Projects:

  • Associate study leader on Ms Henriette van der Zwan’s (Friedrich) study to sequence the genome of the genus Agapornis
    (www.agapornisgenomestudy.org)

Current studies:

  • Evolution and taxon Genus Agapornis
  • Study to colour mutations in Serinus canaria
  • Pigmentation in *dominant yellow* Agapornis fischeri

Fieldwork in the past

  • 2009 – Own research to Agapornis roseicollis in Namibia
  • 2010 & 2013 – Volunteer in the Lovebird Research Project in Liwonde National Park in Malawi. Research to Agapornis lilianae (October 2010 & June 2013).
    This research project is set up by Tiwonge Mzumara and later registered for a PhD with Professor Mike Perrin of the Research Centre for African Parrot Conservation at the University of Kwazulu Natal in South-Africa

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