Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) veterinarian Dr. Esteven Toledo (left) inspects ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) and cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) seized from a buy bust operation in the municipality of Gloria in Oriental Mindoro on December 10. The birds are among the 56 exotic wildlife species that are now under the custody of the BMB in Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City. Illegal wildlife possession and trade is prohibited under Section 27 of Republic Act No. 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.###