Consisting of nine-acres of old growth forest, the Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve offers visitors the opportunity of viewing a wide variety of tropical birds in their natural environment. Located near the town of Copan Ruinas in Honduras, the large flight aviary is home to just about all the species of parrots and toucans to be found in this beautiful South American country, and many of its feathered inhabitants are so tame that visitors are able to interact with them at leisure.
When in Las Vegas, birding enthusiasts should not miss out on the opportunity to see Meko, Mango, Mariah and Dorothy perform live, with bird trainer Tiana Carroll. This colorful and highly entertaining group, has audience members in fits of laughter and amazement, as Meko (Congo-African Grey Parrot) and Dorothy (Yellow-Nape Amazon), perform their duet version [...]
Exotic bird breeders and avian experts will be attending the Mid-South Exotic Bird Fair in Memphis, on 28 and 29 November 2009. A host of exotic birds will be on display, and visitors to the bird fair will be able to ask for advice and gain knowledge in regard to the care and nutrition of [...]
Visitors to the RAAVE Bird Expo will most certainly hear the call of the wild the moment they enter the doors to the hall. Birds of all shapes, sizes and colors will be on display this year, and visitors will be able to marvel at a variety of species, from small finches to massive parrots [...]
Parrot lovers will enjoy The Long Island Parrot Society’s Parrot Expo 2009, as colorful birds such as macaws, lovebirds and budgies will be stealing the show. The expo will be focusing on the care of birds with many avian and veterinarian experts hosting workshops and talks. The Vendor Room will again be filled with stalls [...]
Aspiring bird owners often think that a Macaw will make the perfect pet bird. But after a bit of research they find that these larger parrots require a lot of care and effort, mainly due to their size. If that is a concern that you have, you may want to consider a Mini Macaw instead. These beautiful birds are every bit as striking and full of personality as their much larger counterparts â€“ but theyâ€™re far easier to care for!
The fourth annual Parrots International Symposium, to take place on 31 May and 1 June 2008, will have the theme â€œParrots of the Caribbeanâ€. This increasingly popular symposium, which will take place on board the HMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, is hosted by Parrots International with the aim of increasing knowledge about wild and companion parrots through the sharing of information on parrot conservation and field research.
Bird watching in Peru is an unbeatable experience and one that will leave even the most seasoned bird watcher awestruck. Peru is the destination of choice for many international birders, and for good reason. Peru is home to 120 endemic species of birds, with no fewer than 42 new species being recorded in the past 30 years. Over 1,800 bird species have been recorded to date â€“ including the endemic species – and researchers believe that the list will continue to grow as they explore new areas.
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.