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***IMPORTANT NOTICE*** - Birdline now have limited space to take additional birds into the charity. Managers will inform donors of any likely delay to the charity being able to take a bird in.

WARNING – Please Be Aware 

If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ or ‘Companies House’.

We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.


***IMPORTANT NOTICE*** - Birdline now have limited space to take additional birds into the charity. Managers will inform donors of any likely delay to the charity being able to take a bird in.

WARNING – Please Be Aware

If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ or ‘Companies House’.

We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.

  
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17 Replies and 4244 Views RINGNECKS SCAM, BUYERS BEWARE!!!!!!    4244  17 Started by  Ann Conway We do already have an article on the homepage of this website, but for those who havent seen it. Please if you see an ad in your local newspaper for a green parrot with cage £150-£175 and a mobile number, please beware, it is very likely to be a scam. I have had a few calls over the last three weeks,from people who have bought a bird from this ad. You are not allowed to go to see the bird.It will be delivered to you. The birds that I have recieved calls about have all died within a week(....
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by  HayzBCFCJump to last post
06-07-2013 11:53 AM
25 Replies and 13634 Views The importance of nebulisers.    13634  25 Started by  Ann Conway
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We have had three birds in the last week all  go down with  a  very sudden onset   breathing difficulties, accompanied by tail bobbing. Thankfully they have all recovered and are now back to normal after being nebulised immediately. Nebulisers can be bought online from as little  as £30. Lidl had some on offer for £20 recently. They can make a real difference between the  life and death of a bird in this type of emergency. Birds can be nebulised wit...
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by  Ty (ACO Leicestershire)Jump to last post
24-05-2013 3:56 PM
31 Replies and 4608 Views Northern Area!!!!!ACO and Safehouse Training Day    4608  31 Started by  Ann Conway
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Training Day, 6th November 2011, 10.30am- 5pm Harraby Community Centre Edgehill Rd Carlisle CA1 3PP Can you confirm if you will be attending please. &160; We are always in need of more dedicated people, so if you are not yet a member but would be interested in becoming either or both of the above, let us know, and come along.
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by  Ty (ACO Leicestershire)Jump to last post
09-11-2012 7:36 AM
1 Replies and 2656 Views We still need you !!    2656  1 Started by  Ann Conway Hi All, The new year is just around the corner. We are busier than ever, and we are still looking for volunteers in all areas. we need ACO'S, SAFEHOUSES, HOMECHECKERS, COLLECTION OFFICERS, ADMIN PEOPLE. If you feel you have time to spare, and&160; can work as part of a team, have a good knowledge of parrots, and would be interested in filling one of these&160; vital roles, please contact us. It can be hard work, but so very rewarding. Do you want to make a difference Pick up the phone ...
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by  Ty (ACO Leicestershire)Jump to last post
06-11-2012 4:41 AM
9 Replies and 3683 Views Teflon kills five budgies !!!!!!    3683  9 Started by  Ann Conway Please be aware of the dangers of Teflon. I have just recieved a call from a very distressed lady. Her five budgies have all&160; dropped down dead within minutes of each other. These were all&160; perfectly healthy birds. The lady put a new baking tray in the oven, it had only been in for a short while. First one died, followed by the rest within minutes. This lady had been&160; unaware of the danger of Teflon, and&160; had&160; immediately contacted an avian vet who did in&160; fact ...
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21-10-2012 4:30 AM
21 Replies and 10032 Views Introducing the mods....    10032  21 Started by  Mandy
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&160;Well we have an introduce the ACO thread, so thought I'd start an introduce the Mod thread&160; For all the newbies to our forum, our forum moderators will post on this thread (which I'll make sticky). &160;If you have a query about the forum in general, or need any help with navigating around, please contact one of us and we will endevour to help. &160;You can also contact us via the 'flag this thread' icon, should you have concerns about a particular post and wish to bring it to our ...
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by  SharonHJump to last post
11-09-2012 2:09 PM
0 Replies and 1464 Views FOSTERING and SAFEHOUSING    1464  0 Started by  Ann Conway FOSTERING: SAFEHOUSING: To apply to foster/safehouse a Birdline bird you must firstly become a paid up member of Birdline. Registering on the website does not mean you are a member. Membership is £25 a year.You can join by clicking the banner on the home page,or by hovering over 'Birdline Uk' at the top of the page. A drop down menu will appear,scroll down to option 'join Birdline, click this and the membership application form will appear. You can fill in and pay via paypal or credit...
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13-07-2012 11:25 PM
0 Replies and 176 Views EXOTICDIRECT Insurance  176  0 Started by  Tony Braybrooke If you have a female bird and looking for insurance. ******************. I took their insurance and been with them 2 years, rececently my Cockatiel wasn't well and she was taken to the vets. The problem was due to having problem with laying an egg. The vet treated Her at a cost of £650. No problem I will claim on insurance, then the company told me I wasn't covered for anything to do with 'egg bound' it seems *********************. So ********* read the policy before you accept 😀 Otherwise you...
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13-03-2017 12:22 PM
0 Replies and 510 Views Wanted.. A female Ringneck parakeet  510  0 Started by  finnibobs Does anyone know of anybody who is trying to rehome a Indian parakeet My own parakeet is very lonely and needs a friend. My parakeet is yellow and about 10 years old. I just want to make sure she is happy. I have tried loads of sites online but no luck....I really want another she. I should have said a Indian Ringneck parakeet
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29-06-2016 8:47 PM
0 Replies and 342 Views Wanted.. A female Ringneck parakeet  342  0 Started by  finnibobs Does anyone know of anybody who is trying to rehome a Indian parakeet My own parakeet is very lonely and needs a friend. My parakeet is yellow and about 10 years old. I just want to make sure she is happy. I have tried loads of sites online but no luck....I really want another she. I should have said a Indian Ringneck parakeet
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29-06-2016 8:47 PM
0 Replies and 928 Views Lost Eclectus  928  0 Started by  swwchris Eclectus parrot lost in Woodston, Peterborough area on Monday 11th May 2015 Parrot does have.ring and owner has the number Submitted By: Name:: Mariam Panjwani Email:: hussein.panjwanionetel.net
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12-05-2015 8:58 PM
0 Replies and 544 Views Lost Eclectus  544  0 Started by  swwchris Eclectus parrot lost in Woodston, Peterborough area on Monday 11th May 2015 Parrot does have.ring and owner has the number Submitted By: Name:: Mariam Panjwani Email:: hussein.panjwanionetel.net
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12-05-2015 8:58 PM
0 Replies and 547 Views Lost Eclectus  547  0 Started by  swwchris Eclectus parrot lost in Woodston, Peterborough area on Monday 11th May 2015 Parrot does have.ring and owner has the number Submitted By: Name:: Mariam Panjwani Email:: hussein.panjwanionetel.net
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12-05-2015 8:58 PM
10 Replies and 1506 Views Disabled budgie help needed.  1506  10 Started by  paganqueen I was told by a vet that you may be able to help me with a baby budgie that I have adopted. The breeder needed someone who could give it extra care as it can't stand up. She seems to have stiff legs and lays on her belly. I have been massaging her thighs and flexing her feet and have seen some improvement but would like advice as to why she is like this and if there is anything else I can do to help her. She doesn't have splayed legs of French moult but her tail feathers have come out with no si...
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by  paganqueenJump to last post
05-05-2015 10:01 PM
0 Replies and 729 Views Any one know the manager for re homing in Lancaster  729  0 Started by  John griffin I'm looking to rehome an African grey
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29-04-2015 3:04 PM
5 Replies and 1453 Views Urgent help needed East Anglia  1453  5 Started by  Tina Hi, we URGENTLY need people in the East Anglia region. Anyone who hasnt already made themselves known to myself please PM me, Safehouses, Homecheckers, ACO Helpers/Trainee ACOs If you are in ESSEX, SUFFOLK, NORFOLK or CAMBS We need you!!!!!!  
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by  embrit345Jump to last post
29-04-2015 1:18 PM
6 Replies and 2309 Views Cambridgeshire & Norfolk  2309  6 Started by  LesleyG I urgently need safehouses in the above areas....I have birds waiting to come in and if I have to bring them all here I will be divorced!! If you live in either of the abopve counties and would like to act as a safe house PLEASE contact me asap....Thanks....Lesley  
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by  ParrotluvJump to last post
11-04-2015 5:46 PM
0 Replies and 677 Views Fundraising for Birdline  677  0 Started by  Dave V I thought, as we approach Christmas and the inevitable spending spree, I would remind existing members and ask (no, plead with!) new members to join Easyfundraising and register Birdline as your chosen charity. Registration is FREE and When you make a purchase with one of their 2,700 participating retailers, as a thank you for shopping, the retailer provides a donation for you to give to your chosen good cause. You choose which good cause to give it to. Retailers include Amazon, John Lewis...
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19-11-2014 10:54 AM
3 Replies and 1241 Views Beans kill parrots?  1241  3 Started by  Samsilversone So I've been feeding my Cockatoo green beans as I grow them and I've been looking on line recently for ideas to make feeding my bird other things more interesting like making birdy cakes ect to sneak more green and veggy goodness into his Diet (Hes a seed aholic) and I've seen so many posts saying NO BEANS ARE BAD! NO RAW BEANS ARE BAD or BEANS ARE GOOD FEED THEM BOTH RAW AND OR COOKED! So now I am very confused. Are beans bad for our birds or not Should I be worried about Babies health
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by  DebsJump to last post
10-09-2014 7:33 PM
1 Replies and 924 Views meeting new birds?  924  1 Started by  joshmac Hi everyone, i realise the forums are a bit quiet at the mo but i have a query that someone might have some insight on. I hope to be able to apply to foster a bird quite soon as was wondering if there have been times where people have been able to go and meet the birds they are hoping to re-home. Has any one been able to do this or are any of you currently safe houses that allow introductions Thanks for any help you may offer josh 
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by  Doddie KentJump to last post
18-08-2014 3:49 PM
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