What to do when your bird dies suddenly?
The death of a companion bird can be overwhelming. Necropsy is a difficult subject for many companion parrot caretakers. Thinking about the process involved in advance can make it easier to arrive at an informed decision when the time comes. Questions to ask your Avian Veterinarian prior to necropsy......Read More
The Birds and The Bees
In the last decade the Lear's macaws have faced increasing competition for their nesting cavities. This competition is not from other birds, or even mammals, but from an insect. The invasive Africanized Honey Bees (AHB) have steadily increased in number and are excluding macaws from cliff cavities, limiting their breeding success. These bees are also promoting habitat destruction, poaching, and they pose a risk to the scientists studying the macaws....Read More
The ARA Project and HARI Working Together for Macaw Conservation
Early last month the HARI team had the pleasure of extending an invitation to Duaro Mayorga Hernández, Manzanilla site manager of the Ara Project / Proyecto Ara to take part in an educational stage under HARI’s Conservation Networking program at our research facility....Read More
Join HARI at the IX International Parrot Convention
The International Convention of Parrots is the most important event for parrot hobbyists. Since its founding in 1986, it has become a worldwide event that takes place every four years and brings together scientists, biologists and parrot lovers....Read More
When do we stop learning about our birds?
While the internet provides easy access to companion bird care topics for the avian community quite easily, nothing replaces a “hands-on” workshop for new or vested avian caretakers alike - especially with live birds....Read More
Basic Bird Nutrition: Parrot Food – What to Feed Pet Birds?
How much extruded parrot food should you feed your pet bird daily? While the HARI Flock eats 100% Tropican extruded parrot food daily, when considering...Read More
Auction to Benefit Parrots Starting Soon!
World Parrot Trust Auctioning the Artwork of Chris Maynard of Featherfolio How would you like to own an original masterpiece and support parrot conservation at the same time? On September 23, 2017 you'll have a chance to bid on one of many unique feather sculptures and artist-signed prints....Read More