Bird Rescue Research Center
goals were developing oiled wildlife cleaning and rehabilitation
techniques, promoting ongoing research in this field and providing
oiled wildlife response capabilities. With an oil spill response team
of 25 wildlife experts , IBRRC has managed the oiled bird rehabilitation
efforts in nearly 150 oil spills in 11 states, including the 1989
Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. Our international work has taken
us to seven different countries and two U.S. territories. Please read
more about our efforts and research!
The Psittacine Research Project is part
of the Department of Animal Science at the University of California
at Davis. The Project maintains breeding colonies of Orange-winged Amazon
parrots and Cockatiels for research and instruction at the undergraduate
and graduate levels. Research findings are published in peer-reviewed
journals, special publications of the Project and in the Project's Exotic
Bird Report newsletter.
is it? It's a disease that can affect anyone's bird and it did affect
"Mocha" a beloved Timneh. "Mocha's" mom is helping to raise money for
research into this disease more commonly known as "wasting syndrome".
is an inflammatory response characterized by the accumulation of lymphocytes
and plasma cells in the central nervous system of the bird, which supplies
the muscles of the digestive organs. Birds may seem depressed, lose
weight, have constant or intermittent regurgitation, or have traces
of unprocessed seed in their poop. "Mocha" is gone now, but not forgotten!
is a very famous African Grey parrot who has been the focal point of
research into avian intelligence by Dr. Irene Pepperberg. Alex has quite
the vocabulary and even recognizes colors and shapes. Alex is so cool
that he is the "leading man" in his very own documentary. The Alex Foundation
would appreciate any donations to aid Dr. Pepperberg with further funding
for her research. If you would like more information on Dr. Pepperberg's
work, just click on the picture of Alex.
people access amazon.com through the Alex Foundation web site (www.alexfoundation.org),
we get a few percent of the profit from the purchase....it sure can
add up! Cheers--Irene
for the Study & Preservation of Tropical Birds: Costa Rica
are a non-profit organization dedicated to the research, preservation
and rescue of tropical bird species. Visit us to find out more about
what we do in Costa Rica.
Loro Parque Fundación is a non-profit, non-governmental organization
registered at national level in Spain by the Ministry of Education and
Science since 1994. With its headquarters at Loro Parque, Tenerife in
the Canary Islands of Spain, it operates on an international basis to
promote conservation of parrots, biodiversity, the environment and sustainable
development. With the benefit of its international, independent Advisory
Board, the LPF works within consensus guidelines to achieve the best
conservation outcome for all of its projects.
International Aviculturists Society is a group of aviculturists from
around the world striving to protect, preserve and enhance the keeping
and breeding of all exotic birds through educational programs, cooperative
breeding programs and the funding of avian research and avian conservation