Aerial view of PCBA

The Facilities
Prigen Conservation Breeding Ark (PCBA) is a the conservation unit of Taman Safari Prigen. In this unit, there are enclosure complexes to care for endangered Indonesian species.

Songbird
Unit 1
Consists of 24 aviaries with a dimension of 4mx2mx3m which are well-planted. Each of these units is connected with each other via flight tunnels over the keeper's hallway. This unit has a pre-release facility, a nursery, and a small office.



Unit 2
This unit has 26 + 2 added aviaries. They have a dimension of 4mx2mx3m which are also well-planted and are connected with each other via flight tunnels over the keeper's hallway. Six aviaries in this unit have concrete floors that are dedicated to Hill Mynas and Parrots for hygiene keeping. Besides that, this unit is also equipped with a toilet+shower, a preparation room, and a pre-release facility.



Unit 3
This unit has 46 aviaries with a dimension of 2mx2mx3m in all-wired cages. These aviaries have concrete floors and only partly planted. They are also connected via slide doors. This unit is a facility for pairing, juvenile care, and general holding. It is where the main kitchen is located, along with storage, and insects and mice breeding facilities.



Unit 4
Consists of two different rows of aviaries. One row has 11 aviaries with a dimension of 2.5mx2.5mx3m that are connected with each other via slide doors. This row of aviaries is designed to allow for better breeding of Starlings and Leafbirds. This row also allows for individual keeping when necessary.
The other row has 11 aviaries with a dimension of 7mx2.5mx5m which are specially designed for the breeding of sensitive pairs. This row also makes ecologically suitable husbandry possible.



Unit 5 and 6
Each of these units has one row of 31 aviaries with a dimension of 3mx1.5mx3m and the other row has 31 aviaries with a dimension of 2.5mx1.5mx3m. All aviaries in both units are fully roofed. Each aviary is connected with the others via slide doors. This design will enable proper husbandry for sensitive species such as the White-eyes.

Unit 5 and Unit 6

 

Unit 5