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***IMPORTANT NOTICE 6/4/2018*** - Unfortunately Birdline are now full with regard to rescue birds, and are currently UNABLE take additional birds into the charity. We will provide an update as soon as the position changes


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’ 

Please note that we only operate in England, Scotland and Wales. Birds going to be re-homed or safe housed must stay in one of these three countries 


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0 Replies and 888 Views Fundraising for Birdline  888  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
1 Replies and 1075 Views meeting new birds?  1075  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
4 Replies and 1342 Views Holiday Home  1342  4 Started by  joyce I wrote to Birdline in March asking if anyone would be willing to look after my orange winged amazon for about 6 months.  I am going to Spain and only have room for my 2 African Greys and my Green Winged Macaw.  Sharon Foulds responded saying she would be happy to have Tony (my amazon).   In April I advised Sharon that my quiet old Tony of 25 years had become a very noisy and argumentative boy and was attacking everything in sight.  Sharon suggested  I take him...
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by  HughinaJump to last post
27-07-2014 1:48 PM
20 Replies and 6647 Views BIRMINGHAM PEOPLE NEEDED  6647  20 Started by  Steve
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SAFE HOUSES REQUIRED &160; I am the ACO for Birmingham (and surrounding areas) I am in need of people to come forward to help out the Parrots, they really need your help ! Please please please Email me Private message me Call the 0845 643 1785 (birdline number) &160; NB To help birdline you have to become a member if you are not already.. Thanks in advance
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by  SharonHJump to last post
10-06-2014 8:00 PM
0 Replies and 857 Views Recommended African Grey Pellet.  857  0 Started by  Azzerion Hi, I'm getting a 15 week old African Grey within the next few days and I was about to order the food, and I was looking for recommendations as to which pellets everyone would recommend Thanks!
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07-06-2014 10:14 PM
0 Replies and 878 Views parrot/bird sitter in barnsley south yorkshire  878  0 Started by  billy If your going away and need someone to look after your parrot .. We have over 23 yrs experience in greys toos  and other kinds of birds. We are in barnsley south yorkshire. Give us a call and have piece of mind knowing your parrot is in safe hands while you have your holiday. 07948500019 contact for price and more info
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25-05-2014 8:03 PM
6 Replies and 1112 Views harness and taking parrot out and about  1112  6 Started by  s17art I am awaiting the results of my application, but while sat in my local where pets are welcome, I wondered if it was feasible to take a parrot out on a harness as long as its deemed a safe and bird settled well, also if the bird can be taken on holidays away in a caravan/trailer tent in a travel cage with again harness fitted. I ask as my late dog was able to join me almost anywhere and would like to be able to do the same cheers simon
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by  PSJump to last post
19-05-2014 12:48 PM
0 Replies and 830 Views Montgomery Vets, kent  830  0 Started by  Anita Just a message for anyone that uses Montgomery Vets in Smeeth, our local Avian Vets, they have just moved to a newly built clinic a few doors away but are having BT trouble! 'Our phone number is still suspended (due to the move and BT). It will not be reinstated until Tuesday at the earliest but in the meantime please ring 07500 625737. Please could you pass this on to as many clients as possible We would hate clients with emergencies not to be able to get hold of us!'
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03-05-2014 4:47 AM
9 Replies and 1081 Views Is this right?  1081  9 Started by  Scott Came across this advert just now. Should these birds really be for sale i think rescue would be far more appropriate. FOR SALE a bonded pair of macaws Details Type: Private Advert Price: £1,000 no offers Updated: Yesterday   Breed: macaw ...
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by  carolrifkaJump to last post
01-05-2014 3:45 PM
0 Replies and 732 Views Well i Never did  732  0 Started by  Scott Whilst completing the final draft of my final University assignment of the year ( Writing the programe code for Noughts & Crosses in Visual Basic) I came accross this interesting bit of trivia A group of Parrots is not called a Flock, but a Company click me Well I never did Scott
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30-04-2014 7:19 AM
3 Replies and 906 Views Found Cockatiel in Essex RM6  906  3 Started by  Victoria Whitfield Cockatiel found on 5th April in RM6 Essex. If you think he could be yours, let me know. Vicky  
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by  nick&karenJump to last post
23-04-2014 3:08 PM
2 Replies and 1018 Views Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire  1018  2 Started by  Tina Are you in the above areas I am looking for more safehouses and fosterers in the area to help out.  If this is something you are interested in please drop me a line and we can have a chat. christina.talbot284btinternet.com
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by  TinaJump to last post
31-03-2014 1:40 PM
5 Replies and 901 Views Hello  901  5 Started by  Oodie Oodie and foodie, uk citizens, are having children. Call the cops
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by  Helen WJump to last post
23-03-2014 10:45 AM
0 Replies and 737 Views New Safe Houses  737  0 Started by  Sue C All going well so for 2 new safe houses checked and signed on way to number 3.
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23-03-2014 6:23 AM
16 Replies and 1321 Views Parrot Confidential  1321  16 Started by  carolrifka I'll bet a lot of you have come across this award-winning documentary-- PBS Parrot Confidential-- but just wanted to flag it up in case anyone hasn't seen it. Anyone interested in parrots as pets, parrot rescue, wild parrots should have a look. Really well done and a good combination of the good and the bad. If you have watched it, what did you think  It's available to watch over on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watchv=MnsF2xL4_W4
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by  carolrifkaJump to last post
27-02-2014 11:31 AM
14 Replies and 1293 Views Birdline Calendar  1293  14 Started by  SharonH I'm not sure that it was a wise thing to do, but I went and volunteered on Facebook to do a BL calendar. I've got some really nice images of my safehouse birds, and people have sent me more, so does anyone on here have any they'd like to contribute. I'm looking for images with a good, in focus, and well framed shot of bird or birds, with an uncluttered background.   I've had a look at some of the commercial sites for getting something printed and am thinking along the lines of ...
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by  gillJump to last post
20-02-2014 6:04 AM
1 Replies and 953 Views BL versus Dogs Trust  953  1 Started by  Vicky Ford I have just read an article in the Daily Express about the Dogs Trust. It says they take in 16,000 dogs a year. We got a dog from them afew weeks ago.It's a massive orginisation with brand new kennels locally to us lots of paid full time staff. When you compere that to the massive amount of birds BL take in all done by volunteers. in the words of matey from Strictly Come Dancing BL is 'Amazing Darling'!!!!!!
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by  LesleyGJump to last post
19-12-2013 10:41 AM
2 Replies and 1003 Views ebay  1003  2 Started by  davyboy259 could other members keep a look out on ebay .i have been looking for a cage and came across an item that had a budgie and cage for sale.i have reported this to ebay as i dont think birds should be sold on such sites.the item number on there is 121219589287 please help keep a lookout on this
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by  davyboy259Jump to last post
26-11-2013 4:52 AM
8 Replies and 2003 Views Auction: for Fundraising  2003  8 Started by  SharonH Ok up for bidding this week is this hand carved by tumi amazon tribe beautiful carving postage £4 bidding starts at 99p bidding ends Sunday at noon x     http://s726.photobucket.com/user/mi...3.jpg.html' target='_blank'>http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/...d02b53.jpg' border='0' alt=' photo 1395392_470554786390931_1155981711_n1_zps34d02b53.jpg'/>   It's the left hand one of these two, looks like a Patagonian Conure to me
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by  AnitaJump to last post
12-11-2013 5:38 AM
1 Replies and 1300 Views Rudgwick Steam & Country Show  1300  1 Started by  Doddie Kent Well, guys, I was impressed at how many of you turned up at 7.30! Good job you did, we needed all the help to set up. Didn't it look good, though! We did well with the collection tins, more to come, as we left a tin with Daniel's friend to fill on the next day... Jade did extremely well with her sales and tombola, and the birds worked their feathers off. For the first time we had a plucked bird on show, and poor little girl, she is very plucked, and the comments from the public were all full of ...
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28-08-2013 5:46 AM
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