Welcome to our Blog page. Here you'll find lots of useful information about Everything for your Parrot. There's expert blogs & articles from Rosemary Low, the late Liz Wilson, Mike Simmons, Dorothy Schwarz and Barbara Heidenreich to name a few.
Heather Scott's time volunteering with Macaws in Costa Rica is coming to an end. She has absolutely loved her time there, so here is what she will miss and what she hopes the future of the Ara Project is.
Heather Scott has been working at the Ara Project in Costa Rica for three weeks now and has kindly taken time out to write this blog for us. She writes about her daily duties, the kinds of Parrots she is caring for and her own personal challenges that she's faced.
Heather Scott has worked with the Parrots at the Butterfly House in Sheffield for 5 years. On 2nd February 2015 she is going on the adventure of a lifetime to Costa Rica to volunteer with the Parrots at the Ara Project. Here's some more information on what she'll be doing on her trip and where her passion for Parrots began.
I have read about projects and interviewed individuals involved with bird conservation but I had never visited a project in the field so I was thrilled when my dear friend Chris Shank from Oregon USA, a Cockatoo owner and trainer and ex-breeder for over thirty years, invited me to accompany her to visit the Katala Foundation in the Philippines.