The following tribute touched my heart deeply and I requested permission to share. Once you read it, I know that you will understand why. To all the wild birds who have passed through our homes… On March 15, 2013, Marie Charon Crowley shared that her Sneakers had passed away. It turned out Sneakers was a [...]
From guest blogger Shauna Roberts: Mash is a mixture of legumes, grains, vegetables and some fruit and first became known in the ’70s by breeder John Stoodley. Since that time it evolved into a few well known recipes in the early ’90s such as Alicia McWatter’s and today is basically a whole food diet. “Whole [...]
I have received an update from Ainare about the 14 parrots which Limbe Wildlife Centre rescued back in November 2012. The birds were confiscated from a smuggler on his way to Nigeria and are currently being rehabbed at LWC . Ultimately, they will be released back into the wild. You can read the full story on For [...]
Many people fancy having birds at their homes today. But what are the consequences of doing so? The Bird, the Cage and the Choice is a film that raises the concerns of captive breeding of birds through the views and practices of a passionate bird fancier. (-Pooja Gupta) Today I came across the work of a [...]
I just received an email from Ainare at the Limbe Wildlife Centre in Cameroon who told me that just yesterday 14 wild-caught African Grey Parrots from Korup National Park were confiscated from a smuggler on his way to Nigeria. Ainare writes, “At least, this time around, all of them arrived safely to the centre [...]
UPDATE: I am thrilled to announce that the ArgoFilms’ Parrot Documentary is a GO! Allison researched “like mad”, wrote a film proposal and submitted it to the Nature series. After a small bit of back and forth, they said “yes”! So, the project will soon be given funding and a PBS broadcast (most likely next [...]
In the wake of the unfortunate ruling by CITES declaring that 3000 African Grey Parrots can still be legally removed from their West African forests and exported each year – despite the overwhelming support shown to the World Parrot Trust’s petition (over 41,000 signatories) to end all trade in grey parrots from Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo [...]
There are a number of ways people can help parrots, and it doesn’t have to take a lot of money. It just takes love, dedication, and a bit of creativity! All you have to do is take a look at what your talents are, and go from there. For example, in addition to photography and [...]
The Parrot Resource Centre (PRC) is a brand-new, not-for-profit, donation-based society being formed under the Societies Act in the province of Alberta, Canada. Research indicates that up to 90% of parrots are rehomed. The PRC intends to lower this number by providing factual and un-biased information to people thinking about getting a parrot. Many people do not [...]
Robert Seymour draws the fun and charming cartoons for his site, BirdBreath. He has created a number of unique characters, including Baldy, a bald eagle, Alley, an alligator, and Buzzi, a bee. There’s also Devin and Smarty, two best friends who just happen to be wild birds. These little wild birds helped inspire a very special [...]
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- A Prayer for Sneakers March 21, 2013
- Shauna’s Mash February 24, 2013
- Limbe Wildlife Centre’s African Grey Parrot Poster February 15, 2013
- Water: Simply Perfect February 2, 2013
- Nuts! January 26, 2013
- It’s a Parrot Mash-up! July 8, 2012
- The unimpressed parrot July 13, 2012
- A+ for Orange October 14, 2012
- Cockatoo bite January 15, 2012
- Helping parrots, one idea at a time May 26, 2012
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