Resources of interest to the bird-minded…

Organizations

American Bird Conservancy – The American Bird Conservancy is a non-profit membership organization with the mission of conserving native birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. Its focus is on threats to birds in the Western Hemisphere—threats which include overuse of pesticides, urban sprawl, habitat destruction, and invasive species. www.abcbirds.org

Avian Welfare Coalition –  The Mission of the Avian Welfare Coalition (AWC) is to raise awareness about the plight of parrots and other captive birds and to serve as an educational resource for the humane community, law-makers, and the general public. www.avianwelfare.org

PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president. www.PETA.org

Articles

The Realities of Captured and Captive-Bred Birds – PETA