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2024

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

TUE, JUN 4, 2024
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUGUST 1

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

SAT, JUN 29, 2024
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
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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

SAT, AUG 24, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, SEP 3, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, SEP 21, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, OCT 1, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, OCT 26, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, NOV 5, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, NOV 23, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, DEC 3, 2024
Holiday Potluck AND Board Elections
(In-person and Zoom)

SAT, DEC 28, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

2025

TUE, JAN 7, 2025
Educational Meeting
(Zoom)7-9PM

SAT, JAN 25, 2025
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, FEB 4, 2025
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, FEB 22, 2025
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAR 4, 2025
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, MAR 22, 2025
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, APR 1, 2025
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, APR 26, 2025
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAY 6, 2025
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, MAY 17, 2025
"Reading Rendezvous" on the Loussac Library lawn 12-4pm


 

Bird of the Month: July 2009
Merlina
Archive


Merlina showing Ira affection

Merlin, AKA Merlina
By Ira Goldberg

Merlin aka Marlina is a 22 year old Blue & Gold female Macaw.

I fostered her with a contract for adoption October 25, 2008. It was my understanding Merlin was cage bound and had received little or no attention for some time.

When I adopted Merlin, she was pretty much plucked from her neck down. It took a period of adjustment for her to settle in and now, about 10 months later, with a lot of love and attention and not being locked away in a cage, she has about 85 percent of her feathers.


Merlin, AKA Merlina, when Ira first started fostering her

I'm glad Merlin and I made a bond upon first meeting. It was like love at first sight. She is such a joy, and has been a great addition to our family and our flock.

Macaws are very special companion birds. Highly intelligent, quick to form their own opinions of people, they are a thinking bird.

Being owned by a macaw is a very special thing, and a relationship with a single macaw, a group or a flock is a relationship that changes how you view other birds forever.

 

 

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