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Phoenix Landing Foundation Rescues 26 Parrots

On February 11, parrot welfare organization Phoenix Landing rushed to save the lives of 26 parrots facing euthanasia at the Catawba County Animal Shelter in Newton, North Carolina. These birds, ranging from tiny parakeets to large macaws, were part of a group of nearly 200 animals seized by local law enforcement from an abusive situation late last year.  With no…

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Phoenix Landing Foundation’s New Blog

We recently helped Phoenix Landing launch a new blog to keep the parrot-lover community updated on new classes and events, enrichment ideas, avian health news, and of course announcements about Phoenix Landing and its many adoptable birds (the foundation has over 300 birds in foster care right now!). But that’s not all. Phoenix Landing’s founder…

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African Grey Sings National Anthem at Puppy Bowl

Pepper the African Grey is a representative for Phoenix Landing, my favorite parrot adoption agency – and this weekend she rose to stardom singing for a national audience. This precocious parrot sang The Star Spangled Banner to open Puppy Bowl V. Check out Pepper showing off her pipes at the Puppy Bowl: And then join…

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Support Phoenix Landing by Becoming a Member

Phoenix Landing launched a membership program! Now, in addition to volunteering as a foster parront, shopping at the PL store, and contributing items to their charity auctions, you can also show your support by becoming a member. Membership benefits include a nice bit of schwag. The membership program debuted today at the Peruvian Parrot Party…

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Ann Brooks, Founder of Phoenix Landing

When Ann Brooks founded Phoenix Landing in April 2000, it was the culmination of many years of planning. Her goal was to form an organization that could help long-lived parrots like Phoenix, her 13 year-old greenwing macaw, who she knew would probably out live her and would one day need a new home and continued…

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Deciding Whether to Get a Second Bird

I’ve been considering getting a second bird. I’ll be honest and admit that it’s as much to keep Stewie company while I’m gone as much as wanting another one for myself (that’s not the best reason to get another bird, but obviously I’d love it and do whatever it took to keep him happy even…

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