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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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2 Replies and 1066 Views can I put my name forward for safe house please.  1066  2 Started by  sarah jane Hi my name is sarah I am new to this site. I would like to put my name forward for a safe house. I have clicked the box on the joining register. I have loads of spare time on my hands, so I can help look after birds of any description. Can anyone guide on what I do next please. Many thanks Sarah xx
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by  sarah janeJump to last post
25-08-2013 11:15 AM
5 Replies and 1470 Views parrot problem.  1470  5 Started by  fredpie Hi my sister rescued a hahns macaw. It had been neglected and covered up for a month. It pulls its feathers badly. She has tried everything she is capable of and has reached a point of needing to find him a sanctuary. She will not rehome him. He is an UNhappy bird and its really sad to see it end this way as he is a huge bird lover. Does anyone know of a sanctuary that specialises in these birds or who will takE him on Another home is ut o the question as we cannot garuntee it bein n his b...
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by  TinaJump to last post
22-07-2013 8:16 AM
11 Replies and 3118 Views Petition to UK Government to licence Breeding of Exotic Birds  3118  11 Started by  Di Presumably, if you are reading this, you are interested in the welfare of exotic birds.  As it currently stands anyone can breed or deal in exotic birds and sell them for enormous amounts of money without being licensed to do so.  There are no home checks on these people to ensure that the birds are kept in the correct conditions and given the correct diet. Those breeders who are conscientious in the manner that they keep their birds would also support licensing as it would go a long ...
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by  swwchrisJump to last post
20-07-2013 12:18 AM
3 Replies and 1065 Views My Art at the mo :)  1065  3 Started by  Scotston It's been ages I know!   I'm currently working on a Masterclass for the Equestrian Creative Network which is a huge honour!    so thought I'd show you a couple of the photographs they had me take for it.   I'm not a fan, but I had to have my hand in them   Realised I have no idea how to put images on here anymore and my PC hates the uploader, so..  links I guess   http://www.equestriancreativenetwor...tent-image   http://www.equestrianc...
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by  ScotstonJump to last post
17-07-2013 9:35 PM
0 Replies and 884 Views River Summer Fayre, Dover, CANCELLED  884  0 Started by  Doddie Kent The River Summer Fayre, near Dover, has been cancelled. It's much too hot, and would be impossible for the birds to relax in the heat, so sorry for all the hard work that people have put in, but it'll hopefully be ok in a couple of weekends' time, on 28th July, for the next show. Doddie
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13-07-2013 4:34 PM
7 Replies and 1592 Views Rainbow Lorikeet  1592  7 Started by  swwchris I am in New Zealand at the moment, staying at my sisters house, and there are four Rainbow Lorikeets nesting in her garden Quite amazing to see them, although they are treated as a pest in New Zealand Hope everyone is ok in sunny GB
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by  SharonLJump to last post
08-07-2013 1:45 AM
4 Replies and 1352 Views Feathers requested!  1352  4 Started by  Nina Hi all, got this email today and am hoping that some of you may be able to help! Any feathers can be sent to me and I will forward them to Gemma and her son Shawn. PM for address if you're interested! 'Hi there, I am contacting you in behalf of my son, shawn, he is 3 years old and suffers with autism. The one thing that brings him out of his shell and gives him stimulation is his love for animals - he has a fairly impressive feather collection (courtesy of the staff at longleat and Paignton zoo...
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by  HayzBCFCJump to last post
05-07-2013 1:29 PM
8 Replies and 1204 Views Leighton - Take a Bow!  1204  8 Started by  Doddie Kent I have the Helpline, and a lady called this morning to say a big, big Thank You to Leighton, for his kindness to her, and for getting her lost bird back. She's very impressed with Leighton and with Birdline, and will be making a donation - take a bow, Leighton, she said you answered her prayer!! Doddie
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by  leightonJump to last post
01-07-2013 3:35 PM
3 Replies and 1029 Views Accident prone weekend :(  1029  3 Started by  Kanundra Slightly some off topic.  You know when you have something go wrong. Well it comes in three's...  Mum banged on the door early hours a new filter system we fitted to the pond and popped a pipe. Emptying 3000g of water from it. Leaving our fish in dire straights.   And Bobby's last bent flight feather must have been tweaked and actually saw blood this morning.   Going to attempt to pull it with some guidance. Kirsten is popping here today. Or he'll be going...
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by  KanundraJump to last post
22-06-2013 11:34 AM
5 Replies and 2953 Views Progress :)  2953  5 Started by  Kanundra I'm only on a few parrot forums. And seeing as I like to be active. I thought I'd post about our progress with our IRN Bobby today.  We took him in as a friend wanted to re-home him. And we've had him just over 4 weeks now. He was pretty scared at first, but I took to talking to him and sitting by his cage. We got him a new cage... and he's really come along since then. He bathes every day, although in my perch bowl. And the last week he's started taking veggies from my hands.   Toda...
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by  jalarconJump to last post
12-06-2013 3:01 PM
2 Replies and 1020 Views Anyone fancy a chat?  1020  2 Started by  Tina Anyone fancy a chat tonight
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by  Helen WJump to last post
24-05-2013 4:06 PM
3 Replies and 1026 Views Really upset over petshop lovebirds  1026  3 Started by  Ann Went into a petshop today in Wimbledon and they had two beautiful lovebirds in a cage which was absolutely filthy. I asked their age and how long they had them. The guy in the shop said they were about 8months and they had had them for a while. Well, by the look of the cage it hadn't been cleaned for eight months and the poor things looked so sad. The perches were caked with poo and and the bottom of the cage grill was covered. I told him it was about time he cleaned the cage out for them and he...
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by  KanundraJump to last post
23-05-2013 10:23 AM
7 Replies and 1775 Views STANDING OVATION - GREGG & JOHN TOLLIDAY  1775  7 Started by  Doddie Kent I have the Helpline, and today I had the loveliest call ... from a lady who had asked for a pair of lovebirds to be collected urgently. Gregg asked John Tolliday to deal with the collection. The lady rang the Helpline today to say how impressed she was that it had been done so quickly and so well, a very big thank you! Wasn't that nice! Well done Gregg & John.  Doddie
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by  Vicky FordJump to last post
04-05-2013 3:08 PM
1 Replies and 1004 Views The Pleasure Dome  1004  1 Started by  Doddie Kent Watch out for the next Show, people - the Pleasure Dome has arrived ... http://www.parrot-rescue.org.uk/portalid/0/Forums/tabid/151/afv/post/aff/74/Default.aspx http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b...19b691.jpg http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b...63beb1.jpg http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b...e782fc.jpg
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by  SueWilsonJump to last post
15-04-2013 9:24 AM
0 Replies and 925 Views Safe Houses Urgently Needed in Wiltshire, Bath, Bristol, Swindon & Cirencester areas.  925  0 Started by  Dave V I know I am not alone but I do urgently need Safe Houses in the above areas. Safe Housing is a simple way to help our much needed birds. You will need to be a paid up member but then all you need to do is have a FREE Homecheck to check your home is suitable and then take in as few or as many birds as you can manage on a temporary basis. Whilst with you, you get to know the birds, help to develop them and then, with my help, write an evaluation for the Rehoming Team. When the bird has been found ...
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14-04-2013 5:36 AM
3 Replies and 1095 Views Im a convert..  1095  3 Started by  Nina Well yes... making breakfast and cleaning out 6 birds rather than two takes a lot more time, and once I'm done with showering them all and entertained them with singing and dancing Im rather keen on sitting down and getting my own breakfast!! However, mornings like these makes me want even more birds in the house! As my hubby got up to make us coffee all the little ones woke up and you hear such a diversity of noises. Alexandrines: toot toot Lorikeet: tweet tweet shrill Senegal: 'sound...
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by  ChirpysmumJump to last post
11-04-2013 2:18 PM
3 Replies and 1086 Views auction to raise cash for birdline  1086  3 Started by  stockers after  much thought, i have decided to auction off this canvas print of herbie, a birdline showbird.   bidding starts at £10 and runs till monday 8th at  8pm
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by  stockersJump to last post
29-03-2013 4:13 PM
0 Replies and 836 Views urgent help needed in Cheshire area  836  0 Started by  kim&dennis  urgent we have a cockatoo in the vets that has just been treated  with an hole in his chest  we  needing help for this little guy  who needs to be safe house near to the vets in Cheshire has he need's to go back for dressing changes  this is a women bird he doesn't like men  please pm  and please help  he dew to come out of vet tomorrow  
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29-03-2013 12:48 PM
4 Replies and 1276 Views Think Parrot Show - Woking Surrey May 19th  1276  4 Started by  Nina Who's going this year I am planning to! Here's an offer thrown out there to whoever is arranging the Birdline attendence: We have the tiniest of cars as you may know so can not take any big stuff with us, but shout if you need/want a hand with anything else.  Website for those of you not knowing what Im talking about: http://www.thinkparrots.co.uk/
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by  TinaJump to last post
11-03-2013 7:36 AM
11 Replies and 1328 Views WHAT BIRD IS THIS?  1328  11 Started by  Doddie Kent This bird is living on a private estate in this country, has been there for several months, and would like to know what breed it is. Any ideas  Video very short, and not good quality, but good enough to get an idea...   http://www.youtube.com/watchv=vgW-oc_hn7o
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by  wendyJump to last post
03-03-2013 7:49 AM
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