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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 2658 Views Please introduce yourself here :)      2658  0 Started by  Mandy &160;Firstly hi and welcome to all new members&160;&160;We are a friendly bunch of people and love to chat, so if you are new to the forum, please feel free to start a new thread &160;and tell us all about yourself, and any birds you may have. Please try and avoid introducing yourself on an existing thread, as it's easy for your post to get lost and you will get a lot more replies on a new thread. &160; Any help you may need on using the forum, please feel free to give one of the mods (Ma...
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01-02-2011 10:58 AM
3 Replies and 243 Views Old Member - Now a Full Member!  243  3 Started by  GazJones Hi everyone I have been registered for ages but only just became a full member.  I have my own Timneh called Mina and would love to foster another Parrot, after seeing some of the ones looking for homes I couldn't help but signup. Mina says hi!    Gaz
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21-09-2018 2:45 PM
0 Replies and 57 Views Hello from Essex!  57  0 Started by  Xavier Hello fellow bird lovers! My name is Xavier and I am tentatively looking into getting back into companion birds, but this time perhaps a companion that is a little larger and longer lived than my (very gorgeous) cockatiels. I'm not sure if I will apply to foster one of the very lovely birds whose descriptions have pulled at my heart strings, there are a few lady loving Amazons who as much as I love the sound of I'm quite sure will have more than enough suitable applicants without a bouncy Labra...
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16-08-2018 12:33 AM
3 Replies and 282 Views Newbie from Coventry  282  3 Started by  Bex Hi all, We're a family of 3 (plus budgies) that have registered to be fully paid up members, I've messaged who I thought would be my area coordinator but haven't had a reply  I'd like to offer to become a safe-house, is there something else I should be doing/filling in Thanks in advance, Bex
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20-03-2018 4:31 PM
1 Replies and 145 Views New Member - Wiltshire  145  1 Started by  Sunnyprincessparakeet Hi We have just registered as we would like to offer our family home as a safe house or foster environment for birds. We are happy to be owned by many animals big and small in our Wiltshire home, but our noisiest resident is our Princess of Wales Parakeet called Sunny! Naomi and Natalie
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by  Tracey ElphickJump to last post
07-03-2018 7:12 PM
2 Replies and 249 Views Newbie Here  249  2 Started by  David Kirkpatrick Hi I am David and I live in Dumfries, Scotland. I have just registered and am looking to re-home a medium sized parrot ie Senegal/Myers. I did many years ago own cockatiels but now I am semi retired and am looking for a companion parrot to the home.
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by  David KirkpatrickJump to last post
07-02-2018 7:06 PM
3 Replies and 279 Views Newbie here - Croydon  279  3 Started by  Emc Hi - I'm Emma and am a new member! I have been researching for months now about parrots and am still learning. I have submitted a rehome request and have my fingers crossed ! 
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06-02-2018 12:24 PM
3 Replies and 371 Views New member in Somerset  371  3 Started by  HVS Hello My name is Helen and I'm a new member in Somerset. I have kept aviary birds and a rescue African Grey (sadly deceased) in the past, and now we have completed our house move I'll hoping to be able to rehome a companion bird sometime. Looking forward to being part of a bird-cring group. Thank you. helen
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by  HVSJump to last post
12-01-2018 7:29 PM
2 Replies and 329 Views Hello from South Wales  329  2 Started by  Clairew Hi, I’m Claire I’m from Caerphilly I have no birds and am looking to adopt. I have been brought up with an Eclectus and look after him when my parents are away
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by  Deb TuxJump to last post
25-10-2017 7:52 PM
2 Replies and 280 Views Greetings from South London  280  2 Started by  Bea Hi everyone! In memory of our beloved angel Doddie I became a full member of the Birdline UK. I am a proud parront of three. A 10years old budgie Cuki, a 9years old cockatiel Coco and a 18 months old sun conure Sunsun. All my birds are very well behaved with a twist of naughty sides (just like their mommy). I haven't rescued any bird yet but I can say my youngest rescued me ... You might see us in London as Sunsun wears harness and we go for adventures to parks, coffee shops etc. I hope to see ...
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14-10-2017 1:14 PM
4 Replies and 520 Views Hello from East Dorset  520  4 Started by  ChrissieD Hi all. My name's Chrissie, I'm a retired teacher. I currently have a Blue-Fronted Amazon, approx 14 years old, called Lulu who came to me through the dog rescue I volunteer with. I also have two small dogs  We are looking after a Hahn's Macaw called Harry who is here on her hols. again - her owner goes away about three times a year.  We know Harry's a girl because she occasionally lays eggs. We suspect that Lulu is a boy by the way she carries on when Harry is around! Hoping o get c...
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by  Tracey ElphickJump to last post
02-10-2017 7:26 PM
1 Replies and 332 Views Hi from Cornwall  332  1 Started by  Andyreef Looking forward to joining in a few weeks so I can hopefully help out with some fostering and homing. I'm currently building a 10ft by 20ft aviary so got my work cut out for the next month. Any other bird fanatics in Cornwall I feel like I'm on my own down here sometimes lol.
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by  Tracey ElphickJump to last post
09-09-2017 8:17 PM
6 Replies and 521 Views Hi from Hampshire  521  6 Started by  Patchy My name is Karen,I have no bird experiance.I have been gathering knowlage for some time now and am in the position to offer a safe and loving home to someone. I have sent in my application and await hopefully. We have a special dog who is aggraphobic,which can be a challange  but thats just the way it is and we love him.
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by  Tracey ElphickJump to last post
06-09-2017 8:41 PM
1 Replies and 322 Views Hi from Edinburgh  322  1 Started by  emaggied Hi I've previously kept budgies and we landed up hand rearing one a few years ago who became a really important part of our family.  He died 2 years ago and my kids still miss him terribly, me too! We have three kids, 13, 11 and 9 who are all keen to have another bird in the house.   I've been reading up about parrots - my grandma used to have an African Grey, but, I've never kept one myself. There's a wee Hahn's up for adoption - can anyone tell me how nippy they are  Or, ev...
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23-08-2017 4:26 PM
1 Replies and 296 Views Hi from North Devon  296  1 Started by  Derek I have been a member since January when I requested a bird. My CAG died and as Birdline did not know the cause I was put in quarantine for 3 months. Well 7 months later and still not result. Even offered to be a safe house. No wonder the charity is at breaking point if members are treated like I have been treated. Needless to say I will not be renewing my membership as I have already wasted £25. Oh and I passed my home visit which was a waste of time.
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23-08-2017 4:25 PM
4 Replies and 673 Views Hello from Leicestershire  673  4 Started by  pipkoi Hi I have just joined Birdline as we would like to bring Parrots back into our lives & where possible, prefer to rescue. Though birdless currently, over the years we have kept Conures, Cockatiels, Eclectus, Cockatoos, Senegals & bred Eclectus & Blue & Gold .Macaws. However, we have been birdless for about 10yrs due to changes in our working circumstances i.e. More hours, time away from home. However, we have both recently retired & therefore feel that we now have the time again. Our ...
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by  Doddie KentJump to last post
15-07-2017 5:33 PM
3 Replies and 392 Views Hello from London  392  3 Started by  apricot Hi, i'm Claire I met some of the birdline representatives at the Parrot SHow a couple of weeks ago and thought i'd take the plunge and become a member.   I have a lovely, feisty and cuddly  yellow sided conure. Rio. SHe's 7 and I've had her since she was 16 weeks old. I'm considering getting a companion for her as my circumstances have changed and she is now home alone when i'm out at work all day. I think she'd like a friend, but i'm concerned she would be jeal...
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by  Doddie KentJump to last post
04-07-2017 5:26 PM
15 Replies and 1844 Views IVE JOINED AT LAST  1844  15 Started by  MARK CAME Hello everyone, my names Mark from Mayland Essex with a Senegal. Hope to get to know you all
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by  DanaJump to last post
30-06-2017 9:03 PM
6 Replies and 602 Views Hello from Woodbury Salterton near Exeter  602  6 Started by  Ros   Hi     My name is Ros and I'm new to Birdline.  I attended the Pop Up last week at Ashburton and really enjoyed it.  I have two African Greys named Morgan who is 15 months ad Flint who is 10 months.  I'd love to keep in contact with anyone in the area and maybe meet up as I don't know anyone else with birds.  I'd especially like advice on keeping two male birds together.  Morgan is becoming a real biter and draws blood.  I've read...
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17-04-2017 10:56 AM
3 Replies and 1342 Views bird carriers  1342  3 Started by  Melanie Mackenzie-Aird Hello, Hs anyone any experiencing of using these back-pack style bird carriers
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05-03-2017 7:59 PM
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