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***IMPORTANT NOTICE 16/7/2017*** - 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’ 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.

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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8 Replies and 921 Views New Member  921  8 Started by  sonia Hello, My name is Sonia. I am a new member. I have just become a Safe House and am awaiting my first bird, a Congo African Grey.  I am well excited about this. I am looking forwards to bringing him out of himself as he is a nervous bird. I am sure I will have questions for the more experienced of you on this forum. Sonia.
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by  Kevin SmithJump to last post
12-05-2014 2:48 PM
6 Replies and 879 Views Hello!  879  6 Started by  jwar090 Hello everyone!  I'm Jo and I live with my partner Gareth in Southampton. We share our home with a 6 month old cockatiel called Charlie. He's a real character and we would love to find a companion for him! That is why we have chosen to join Birdline.  Charlie is really soppy and loves his cuddles but can also be mischievous! He likes to talk and can say phrases including 'what you doing' and 'good boy.' He also loves looking at himself in the mirror and enjoys serenading peoples feet...
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11-05-2014 1:16 PM
13 Replies and 1829 Views Hello everyone  1829  13 Started by  Hughina Just introducing myself and hope I have the correct place.  I already have 3 birds, Harry, my patagonian conure and don't I know I have him!  Corky a coctakiel and Pinky a Beurkes parrakeet, these two are so quiet and at least 8 years old,  they are all rescued so have little idea of age and sex, previous life. I have been watching this site for a while but did not think my boys would be of interest to anyone, anyway I realised that is not the way it works, so here we are.
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by  Helen WJump to last post
03-04-2014 1:34 PM
13 Replies and 1387 Views Hello from me and Archie  1387  13 Started by  Julia I would like to introduce myself and would love to get some advice! I have had my lovely grey since last year and rescued him from people who did not understand him and as a result the little 11 month old was in a bad way with no tail and half a wing. After tons of online learning I have changed his diet to Harrisons, learnt how to make foraging toys, done clicker training and overcome loads of behavioural problems with him, including feather plucking. I am finding it all really stressful and h...
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by  Helen WJump to last post
03-04-2014 1:28 PM
11 Replies and 979 Views Potential forever home  979  11 Started by  s17art Hi, I am Simon, I thought I would introduce myself, as a new member I have been looking at the threads and birds that require a permanent home, I would like to know does it help my application if I get a cage and all that is required, I have seen some birds have a cage so I am a little reluctant to go buy one if not needed. many thanks
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20-03-2014 2:18 PM
3 Replies and 880 Views Hi everyone...  880  3 Started by  Mandy74 Hi I'm Mandy & have just registered originally to become a foster which has now become wanting to safehouse, I live in Ellesmere Port near Chester in the north west, with my 14 year old daughter, a very soft 7 year old staffy Millie, & a dopey 2 year old cat with thumbs, Indie. I work as a supervisor in a pet shop (we've recently looked after an African grey while his mummy was away & I've fallen in a big way) I work 25-30 hours a week, the rest of the time I spend pottering round my house - I a...
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14-03-2014 2:59 PM
4 Replies and 820 Views new member  820  4 Started by  lee brain Hi all. i am a new member hoping to help out with safe housing. i have always wanted a bird but don't have loads of experience and i know its a big commitment so i thought that safe housing may gain me the experience i need i currently have 15 animals so i am not afraid of hard work and commitment but would never take on an animal unless i could give it the full care it needed. Anyway nice to meet you all. lee
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by  angeleyesJump to last post
11-03-2014 8:58 AM
0 Replies and 805 Views on greys  805  0 Started by  sonia http://www.birdsnways.com/wisdom/ww31eiii.htm
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06-03-2014 4:59 PM
1 Replies and 792 Views New member  792  1 Started by  Stephen Peaty Hi, my name is Steve, I live in weymouth Dorset with my wife Amy and my 10 year old daughter megan. Am very excited and looking forward to adopting a birdline african grey parrot . I have purchased a beautiful cage and is set up waiting.
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by  Doddie KentJump to last post
22-02-2014 11:14 AM
3 Replies and 665 Views Hi Everyone  665  3 Started by  ANGUSMCTAB Found this site this evening while researching parrots.  I have been l researching and looking for some time to get a pet parrot.  I have experience as a younger lad until age of 30 of an African grey.  After seeing a documentary on you tube.  I cannot contemplate buying a young bird but now only want to offer a home to a parrot in need.  I was so upset by the number of birds being rehomed I just want to be able to help in a small way. 
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by  SharonHJump to last post
20-02-2014 10:34 AM
3 Replies and 734 Views Hi there :-)  734  3 Started by  caz Hello there peeps, I'm Carrie, I haven't had a bird since I was a child but always wanted another. He was a cockateal named gonzo and I cried for weeks when he passed Recently me and my fiance have been talking about getting a bird. Two reasons really 1) we love them and share the same thoughts on how a bird should be cared for and secondly because we decided not to have children. He already has two boys and I'm more animal orientated anyway. I have have experience in fancy rats, degus,mice,...
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by  Helen WJump to last post
14-02-2014 12:22 PM
3 Replies and 730 Views Hello!  730  3 Started by  carolrifka Hi everyone. I joined Birdline back in November and applied to foster one of the birds from the re-homing list. I've had my phone call and home check and am now waiting. I'm a writer and was doing a lot of research about parrots for a novel. I found Birdline along the way. I am still surprised that my fictional parrot is possibly going to become a reality! The kids ask every day if I heard back from 'the bird lady' yet. Seems like the prospect of a new member of the family has everyone excited h...
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by  carolrifkaJump to last post
09-02-2014 1:28 PM
1 Replies and 756 Views Hi I'm a newby  756  1 Started by  Em Hi everyone I just joined as a new member. I didn't know about this wonderful Birdline.. I recently lost my best friend Charli she was a blue fronted Amazon... she had a wonderful 8 years with me and was happy and chatted for Britain ... Miss her too much x She was a self harmer and pecked her wing feathers out... but she trusted me... I have a lovely peaceful stress free home for a bird that needs lots of company and TLC ...I have 2 cats who are very familiar with a bird ....they didn't frighte...
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by  Helen WJump to last post
01-02-2014 6:20 PM
1 Replies and 777 Views Hi, I'm Ryan  777  1 Started by  Ryan Burrows Hi all, after being interesting in re-homing birds in Kent as speaking to Doddie for a while I have decided to take the plunge and do it! I'll be signing up as a full member ASAP 
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by  Sue CJump to last post
27-01-2014 9:17 AM
2 Replies and 780 Views Hello, newbie/stalker here!  780  2 Started by  Lenxn Hi all, I am new here. I have always grown up with birds and was fortunate to be the human they all chose to be with and allow to handle. Since getting married and etc I have been bird free. We have recently built a fantastic open plan room which is crying out for a grey. However after much research, finding breaded, nearest specialist vet and even somewhere for him/her to have holidays I have decided I am being selfish at the moment and will be best to wait. My youngest child is only 3 and I...
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by  Sue CJump to last post
26-01-2014 3:30 PM
9 Replies and 1115 Views New member  1115  9 Started by  Cockatoo Man Hello people my name it Terry and I have just joined I have 5 umbrellas that keep us busy all the time they live in the conservatory and are out all day playing we don't have use of the conservatory anymore but it's with it just watching and playing with them
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by  Cockatoo ManJump to last post
26-01-2014 12:25 PM
7 Replies and 886 Views New to Birdline  886  7 Started by  Rachel Hello there im New to Birdline my name is Rachel and I live in Hampshire,  have been chatting to Gillian this eve,  one of your rehoming volunteers, I put in to adopt a bird but after a long chat with her decided he wouldn't be suitable for me. So she recommended I try and apply for safehousing,  Im very keen to be involved with this,  she said there would also be a possibility of me adopting a bird this way as well if I found one which I could give a good home and provide e...
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by  RachelJump to last post
23-01-2014 2:36 PM
2 Replies and 806 Views Hi I am a newbie  806  2 Started by  Yvonne Oppps I put my introduction in the wrong section........ Hia all I joined at the end of December I was looking to buy when I came across Birdline  I have not had a bird for some years, my first Zita a green wing Macaw I bought her 30yrs ago I got her/him from a pet shop we didn't know how old she was but she was only around 8mth  and wild I lost her 18mths after my mum died she was only 18yr old than I had  Almayo a grey. I would like to foster a Cockatoo and yes I have appli...
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by  YvonneJump to last post
17-01-2014 5:52 AM
3 Replies and 741 Views HELLO EVERYONE IM CHRIS  741  3 Started by  chrisc HELLO EVERYONE IM CHRIS SIGNED UP TO THE SITE TO HOPEFULLY BECOME A FOSTER PARENT TO AN AFRICAN GREY JUST PUTTING MY SELF OUT THERE REALLY. I  AM NEW TO AFRICAN GREYS BUT HAD PAST EXPERIENCE WITH SMALLER BIRDS ANY HELP OR TIPS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED  
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by  SharonHJump to last post
17-01-2014 4:50 AM
1 Replies and 755 Views New member Ives from Lincolnshire  755  1 Started by  Ives Hi myself and my wife are interested in fostering or becoming a safe house in Lincolnshire and we`ve been given some great info from Rita who lives close by. We have been keeping green cheek conures Fletch & Hector for a few years now and are looking to look after a bigger bird.  
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by  Helen WJump to last post
10-01-2014 5:11 PM
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