Amigos de las Aves USA --
The Parrot Fund

Tambopata Macaw Project
Dr. Donald Brightsmith, Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center Texas A&M University
Psittacine Intelligence and Communication
Dr. Irene Pepperberg
The Alex Foundation and Brandeis and Harvard Universities
Lear's Corn Replacement Project
Lymington Foundation, Brazil
Supported Activities By Year
Visits since October 4, 2008:
Page last updated: January 27, 2015
"Wild Parrots --
Keep Them Flying!"
"Working for the future of parrots since 2002"
Protection of Nesting Cavities from Bees

Preparation of paper with Caroline Efstathion (U of Fla) and others on the findings from the project in Brazil on preventing Africanized bees from infesting nest sites of endangered vinaceous Amazons. Title: A push-pull integrated pest management scheme for the protection of parrot nest boxes from invasive Africanized honey bees”  Accepted by the Journal of Field Biology
"Nido Adoptivo" with the Bird Endowment

Artificial nest box "JB" fledged 2 blue throated macaws in Bolivia in 2014
Support to Bird Recovery International towards establishing a macaw conservation program in Honduras (new)
Support for “Buffon’s Central” –  conservation breeding of Great Green (Buffon’s Macaw) in captivity
The Parrot Fund President was one of the US Organizers for the
8th International Parrot Convention,
Held in September 2014  at
Loro Parque, Tenerife, Canary Islands