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2023

TUE, AUG 1, 2023
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, AUG 26, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, SEP 5, 2023
Educational Meeting
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SAT, SEP 23, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, OCT 3, 2023
Educational Meeting
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SAT, OCT 28, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, NOV 7, 2023
Educational Meeting
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SAT, NOV 25, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, DEC 5, 2023
Holiday Potluck AND Board Elections
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SAT, DEC 23, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

2024

TUE, JAN 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
(Zoom)7-9PM

SAT, JAN 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, FEB 6, 2024
Educational Meeting
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SAT, FEB 24, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAR 5, 2024
Educational Meeting
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SAT, MAR 23, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, APR 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
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SAT, APR 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAY 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
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SAT, MAY 18, 2024
"Reading Rendezvous" on the Loussac Library lawn 12-4pm

SAT, MAY 25, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, JUN 4, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, JUN 22, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

SAT, JUN 29, 2024
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
(Info link available in March 2024)

TUE, JUL 2, 2024
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUGUST 1

SAT, JUL 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM

TUE, AUG 6, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM


 

Bird of the Month: May 2008
Leroy Brown
Archive


Leroy Brown, Lovebird

By Amber Morris, Bird Sitter

Leroy Brown is a peachfaced lovebird currently under the care of Amber Morris. Leroy's owner, Joel, is a journeyman lineman who had to leave state for work for six months. Initially, Joel called Amber to see about placing Leroy through the Adopt-a-Bird program. As soon as Amber saw how much Leroy loved Joel (he was regurgitating for him and everything!), Amber offered to bird-sit while Joel was out of state, and he agreed. Leroy moved in with Amber after he went to the vet to get tested for all the applicable diseases, to keep Amber's own birds safe.

Joel adopted Leroy from someone else, so no one really knows how old he is or exactly where he comes from.

Leroy is, in Amber's estimation, the sweetest lovebird on earth. Whereas lovebirds tend to be... well, "bossy" and "insistent" would be a polite way to put it, Leroy steps up nicely and even lets people manhandle him without getting cranky. He loves safflower seeds and preening inside ears. Each morning he greets the sun with a barrage of squeakiness. Over the months, he has developed a hilarious way of trying to imitate the resident Amazonís yell in his tiny high-pitched voice. It sort of sounds as though he's being strangled, to tell you the truth, but it's very cute.

Amber is very careful to supervise Leroy when he's out, with the other birds or alone, as lovebirds tend to get into mischief.

 

 

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