Bird and parrot rescue in the news

Bird and Parrot Rescue In the News

This post has aggregated articles about bird rescues including but not limited to psittacine, wild birds, and raptors.

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Tell Congress: Don’t Let the Interior Department Gut the Migratory Bird Treaty Act ~ Take Action Now!

Added 9/10/2021

Electric fences found to protect beach-nesting birds from dog-walkers

Added 8/29/2021

Birds of prey face global decline from habitat loss, poisons

Added 8/27/2021
We are going to lose these birds’: the quiet fight to save the golden-shouldered parrot

Added 8/11/2021
Superb new homes for rare parrots

Added 7/6/2021
Wild macaw parrots need to be protected from poachers in Miami-Dade, residents say

Added 7/6/2021
Animals are shrinking. Blame climate change.

Added 7/6/2021
Researchers use genetics to help threatened Amazon parrots

Added 6/30/2021
Amazon eagle faces starvation in ‘last stronghold’

Added 6/25/2021
LI Animal Advocates React To Lindenhurst Parrot Nest Destruction

Added 6/13/2021
How To Save Wild Parrots: Some Suggestions From Grey Parrots

Added 6/2/2021
Heidi Fleiss and parrot ‘Miller’ reunited

Added 5/31/2021
Common French bird species face a “relentless” decline

Added 5/20/2021
Securing a swift return: how a simple brick can help migratory birds

Added 5/15/2021
Rare orange-eyed owl spotted for the first time in more than 125 years

Added 5/6/2021
Adorable Adoptable Pet Birds Of The Week (5/2/2021) At Eureka-Wildwood Area Shelters

Added 5/2/2021
The story of the Paradise parrot – the only mainland Australian bird marked ‘extinct’

Added 4/29/2021
How Bermuda Is Scrambling to Save Its National Bird

Added 4/20/2021
Endangered parrots released into wild

Added 4/15/2021
Mummified Parrots Reveal ‘Sophisticated’ Trade In Ancient South American Desert

Added 4/2/2021

The Wonder Gardens hosts Parrots and Parasols event to celebrate birds, more

Added 3/25/2021
Scientists Finally Identify a Deadly Toxin That’s Been Killing Birds

Added 3/19/2021
Track a kākāpō? New Zealand’s precious parrot under drone eye

Added 3/11/2021
Next Steps Announced in Process to Reinstate and Strengthen Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Added 2/17/2021
California condor eggs laid at Oregon Zoo boost recovery for the endangered species

Added 2/11/2021
Reverse the Rollback of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act – Take Action!

Added 2/9/2021
Man Finds An Abandoned Parrot Egg And Hatches It Into An Adorable Parakeet

Added 2/4/2021
In Pictures: How wildlife officers feed birds in freezing Kashmir

Added 1/30/2021
Furry students care for lost bird

Added 1/24/2021
The Bird That Builds Nests Right By Its Worst Enemy

Added 1/20/2021
Simple change to fishing gear saves thousands of birds in Namibia

Added 1/12/2021

New Bird-Friendly Glass Installed At Plum Creek Nature Center

Added 1/6/2021
How this Waterloo region rescuer took homeless pigeons under her wing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Some of San Francisco’s iconic wild parrots are sick. Meet the people who are saving them.

Babbler bird falls into climate change trap

Swift Action Needed to Save Critically Endangered Tasmanian Parrot

World’s oldest known, banded wild bird returns to nest at Midway Atoll

Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections

New owl spotted in NYC may be Central Park bird’s missing mate

Added 11/18/2020
Birds’ genetic secrets revealed in global DNA study

Added 11/11/2020
Orange-bellied parrot: best year in a decade for critically endangered bird

Added 10/31/2020
Songbirds migrating south for the winter are crashing into the glass walls of Milwaukee buildings

Added 10/27/2020
Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Added 10/22/2020
Pet adoptions soar as pandemic continues

Added 10/14/2020

Plucky magpie tries to chase away
bearded vulture but the massive bird just ignores it ~ video

Added 10/12/2020
Another landmark event for Philippine Cockatoo conservation

Added 10/10/2020
Extended study reveals why are parrots one of the most threatened avian orders

Added 10/7/2020
From tragedy comes an unexpected legacy

Added 10/7/2020
Frustration Abounds Five Years After the Historic Sage-Grouse Agreement

added 9/28/2020
Saving the last of the largest birds on Earth

added 9/27/2020
No penalty for Victoria despite ‘wanton destruction’ of trees vital to red-tailed black cockatoo

added 9/20/2020
Fears for endangered macaw as fire devastates Brazilian wetland


How wildfires have helped these woodpeckers make a comeback

To Help Wild Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work

Parrots given up during lockdown ‘because they are too noisy at home

Two flamingos released after rescue and rehabilitation

Surveying the Creek Fire’s destruction — and how I rescued a parrot from China Peak


For Brazil’s most trafficked parrot, the poaching is relentless


Can a 2,000ft fence save Hawaii’s rare native birds from destruction? 


Alaska’s Wild Places Face a Barrage of Big Development Projects


Worth The Wait: Rescued Macaw Finds A Home After More Than A Year 


Authorities respond to multiple crashes, including one involving a parrot

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