The baby canary wings left today to be released. It was with mixed feelings that frank and I netted them and out them in to a carry cage. They spent last night in the cage and were picked up this morning by a volunteer of Valley Wildlife Care. We will worry about their safety and [...]
Archive for June, 2009
Meet the newest residents at Parrots First. 9 Canary Winged Parakeet babies. These babies fell from trees in different locations and were hand fed by Valley Wildlife Care Center volunteers. Now they are flying in an aviary to get ready to hopefully join their flocks. They are soooo cute!
Baby and Costa made a great couple. Baby ,the blue and gold in the picture, passed away on September 15, 2008. Baby was a favorite model of parrot photographer Bonnie Jay. Baby was often featured on Bird Talk magazine covers. If you subscribe to Bird Talk you can see one of her covers that is [...]
Princess is the Tucuman Amazon on the left. Princess came to us as did 30 other birds from Ventura Animal Control. The birds, along with 75 others, had been abandoned when a back yard breeder lost his property. Parrots First took possession of the 30 birds on December 26, 2008. Princess had been too afraid to come anywhere near the [...]
Everytime that the Parrots First Newsletter goes out the calls and E mails start to come in. Our volunteers and supporters are surprised by new rescues that we have been involved with and amazed at how many new birds have come in to our care. With this blog we hope to keep everyone informed as to the daily [...]