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2021

TUE, APR 6, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, APR 24, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, MAY 4, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, MAY 22, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, JUN 1, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, JUN 26, 2021
Board Meeting at Picnic

SAT, JUN 26, 2021
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM

TUE, JUL 6, 2021
NO MEETING UNTIL AUGUST 3

SAT, JUL 24, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 3, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, AUG 28, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 7, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, SEP 25, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 5, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, OCT 23, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 2, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, NOV 27, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 7, 2021
Holiday Potluck AND Board Elections

SUN, DEC 26, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

2022

TUE, JAN 4, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, JAN 22, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, FEB 1, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, FEB 19, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, MAR 1, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, MAR 26, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon


 

Bird Swing
Courtesy of The Alaska Bird Club

What you will need:

  • Metal ruler width of perch
  • Tree branch approximately the width of the ruler
  • 2 long screws
  • Can of spray paint (optional)
  • Screw with eye hole at end

1. Drill two holes into the ruler, one at each end that the long screws will fit through.

2. Drill a third hole in the middle, which is where the swing will hang from.

3. Spray paint the ruler on both sides according to the spray paint directions. Allow to dry over night. Apply another coat of paint, if necessary.
** Note: Skip this step if you think your bird will chew on the ruler!

4. Cut the tree branch to the necessary length. This depends upon the ruler size – a longer ruler will need a longer branch size.
**Note: The finalized swing pictured above could have had a longer branch.

5. Drill pilot holes in to both ends of the branch.

6. Attach one end of the branch to the end of the ruler with the screw.

7. Then attach the other end of the branch to the other end of the ruler.

8. Attach the screw (with eye hole) through the top hole in the ruler.

9. Place in bird’s cage or any other place your bird may enjoy hanging out on this swing.

**Note: The ruler is not designed to be a chew toy for your bird!

 

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akbirdclub@yahoo.com