The Charleston Chopettes

Mar

30

2012

Sometimes, I’m reminded of how much I absolutely love Facebook. Like this week – thanks to Facebook (and some great timing), I was able to take a trip to Charleston, SC, meet some wonderful people, and make an absolute crap-ton of fresh bird food. Tuesday (3.27.12)  I took a nice little...

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DIY Ant Traps

Mar

27

2012

So as the spring weather has started rolling in, so have the ants. Big, fat, black ones that are invading my kitchen. These guys are so huge, that when attempting to kill them, a shoe merely bounces off their body as they scurry away to the cracks and crevices around my cabinets. Ew. I hate ants. I really...

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Happy 7th Anniversary Caique Forum!

Mar

22

2012

Exactly 7 years ago today, I launched CaiqueForum.com, then known as Caique Crazy Forums. Using a free online forum service, I gathered a small community of caique lovers like myself, to do what us bird owners like to do best – talk about our birds. Since then, the forum has undergone many changes...

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Executive Director of Bird Rescue Charged with 69 Counts of Animal Death

Mar

19

2012

It’s a shudder inducing title, isn’t it? A little background story: The Bailey Foundation is a nonprofit organization in Columbia, Maryland. According to their website, they have been around since 2004, and specialize in exotic bird rescue, providing a sanctuary for birds in need. They were...

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Parrot Refuge Funding Soars

Mar

16

2012

[box] This article was originally posted on the Times Colonist, by Judith Lavoie[/box] Birds at the World Parrot Refuge in Coombs are flying high with news that funding for the sanctuary will be restored to the same level as three years ago. “I am so excited about this I want to tell the world,”...

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Bird Talk Magazine Commercial

Mar

16

2012

Bird Talk Magazine has a new commercial. Check it out!      

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Parrot Alert.com

Mar

10

2012

Hello folks, Since the aim of this blog is to inform and educate, I try to give you readers as many resources as possible. This is why we have recently added information from parrotalert.com to the sidebar of each blog post. This widget is a 10 most recent lost and found list from the Parrot Alert website....

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The Alex Foundation’s New Website

Mar

6

2012

Just in case you haven’t noticed, The Alex Foundation has a spiffy new website. Amazon Art & Design donated the website makeover as a part of their yearly charitable contributions. I highly recommend checking out this extreme makeover, and letting them know how much you like it. While you...

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Hiatus

Jan

23

2012

I’ve gotten a couple of emails wondering if this site is still active. Yes, it is. I know there haven’t been a lot of posts recently, but a lot of stuff has happened that has caused me to have to take a short break from the site. I got married, bought a house, and getting ready to move. Not...

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Ghosts of Birds Gone Past

Sep

9

2011

Article originally posted on UTV-News Ambitious multimedia art project will bring together works inspired by extinct birds from high-profile musicians, writers and poets They are all, alas, bleeding demised, passed on, no more, ceased to be, bereft of life and resting in peace. Like Monty Python’s...

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