You are looking to add a new baby bird to your family. You have chosen the best species for your family. You pick up the newspaper and find an ad for someone who breeds this species. But their advertisement seems a little suspicious…
Pacific Parrotlets are a somewhat uncommon species. While they are actually the most common of their genera, they are not the everyday pet. The Pacifics are the friendliest of them all, although feisty and occasionally nippy, and make great companions.
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released a proposal that will make the cost of importing and exporting animals and animal products a lot pricier than at present. The proposal will also apply to pet birds, which will undoubtedly affect bird breeders as well as bird owners involved in the import/export trade
The NPRPF Parrot Festival is hosted by the National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation, or NPRPF. Their selfless efforts to rehabilitate rescued parrots and exotic birds has led to many unwanted birds being placed in loving homes and being able to spend the rest of their days surrounded by love, care and much needed attention. The National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation also educates trainers and owners in the care of parrots and how to re-establish trust and eliminate unwanted behavior that stems from emotional instability and neglect.
The Chester County Bird Club (â€œCCBCâ€)is a non-profit organization that devoted to the education, conservation and care of exotic birds, both wild and hand-reared. By bringing together breeders, owners, bird accessory manufacturers and the public, the CCBC hopes to improve the publicâ€™s awareness of how to properly care birds, eradicate careless or cruel breeding methods, and offer owners of exotic birds the support and assistance they need.
All bird lovers will be familiar with the local bird events in their area. One great bird-orientated event that takes place in Huntsville, Alabama, each year is the Rocket City Exotic Bird Fair.
Why Macaws? Macaws are understandably popular pets. They have spectacular colors. They have dramatic long tails. They can mimic human words and music. They also bond strongly with their human companions, providing constant affection and entertainment.