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More Baby Bird stories

  Isn’t this picture funny? The one parrot with the big belly must have gorged himself on the saucer of food. The one next to him didn’t eat, I guess. I promise this will be our last baby parrot post, at least until they are ready to head to the Conrehabit ranch. Paul and I have been caring for 50 baby parrots now for more than a week. It has been a lot of work but also quite an education....

Babies are cute

We are really busy taking care of the baby birds. Here is a short video of them after they ate lunch yesterday. The first video is a couple of them getting fed, and the second is when they are enjoying a little break in the sunshine. We estimate their age to be approximately four weeks. They are Half Moon Conures, also known as Orange-Fronted Conures....

Parrots, Parrots, Everywhere!

Parrots have been in the news in the state of Sinaloa over the last two days. Two men were caught transporting 476 baby parrots – mostly conures that are endangered in this area. They asserted that the birds were from Costa Rica but local experts believe they were wild caught here in the state. You can read today’s article in the Noroeste here. (The pictures above and below are really wonderful if you click them to enlarge…) Mazatlán has a...