We believe in letting birds be birds and that includes encouraging flight, flock and foraging.
Bad news/Good news. Bad news is we won't be updating this blog much after this. GOOD news is that we have a BRAND NEW WEBSITE https://www.avianrefuge.org/ and that site has a blog incorporated into the site itself! We hope to see you there!
When you eat in a fancy restaurant, your food is "plated" - it's the chef's equivalent of painting a masterpiece in color, texture, smells and tastes on your plate. Studies have shown that people enjoy their food much more when it's visually appealing. The same is true for parrots. What appeals to them is what … Continue reading Plating for Parrots
In a previous article, we encouraged you to learn about how to give your birds a healthy diet. In this article we offer information to help you get you started with learning how to offer your birds healthy foods.
Why we will no longer use or support Nonprofits on Facebook - aka Facebook Fundraising: At the end of last year, we signed up for the brand new "Nonprofits on Facebook" services, which was touted as a way to raise funds directly via Facebook. Kind of like "GoFundMe" but with a lower fee and that … Continue reading The Pitfalls and Perils of Fundraising
"How about instead of trying to convince bird owners to eliminate “too much guesswork” through purchasing pellets, we show them how to eliminate guesswork through sharing KNOWLEDGE of good nutrition and healthy feeding protocols!"
In the world of social media you are bombarded by information from many sources. A wise friend once told me in a tone of absolute sarcasm: “On the Internet, everyone is an expert. Just ask them.” How is a person seeking answers supposed to sort through it all to find true, accurate information? One of … Continue reading Buyer Beware – More Than a Cute Catchphrase
"They make too much noise." Probably the most common reason I have heard, screaming or screeching is a big reason that people give up their bird. While it can be anywhere from annoying to downright painful, the behavior can usually be reduced by finding out what your bird is trying to communicate to you, but … Continue reading Why Parrots End Up at a Sanctuary or Rescue