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Art for Abotti Cockatoos!

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Andrew Denman / Art / Avian Rescue / Conservation / Indonesia / Indonesian Parrot Project

Renowned artist Andrew Denman has created the first official fine art drawing of an Abbotti cockatoo; one of our beloved Anak Berani’s family members! Learn more about the artwork of Andrew Denman at or One of our most exciting donations yet, this on-of-a-kind original artwork, made exclusively for IPP, will be auctioned off online the weekend of December 19th, 2014. All proceeds go to protect and conserve one of the rarest birds in […]


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Avian / Avian Rehome / Avian Rescue / Birds / Dedication / Nature / Parrots / Photography

  Some of you may have watched the recent show aired on PBS, “Parrot Confidential.”  For some it was the first time they saw into the world that is “Avian.”  For others, it merely confirmed, in some ways, the current plight of the domestic and wild parrot population. I have been fortunate to share my home with an Umbrella Cockatoo for 12 years.  I was one that plunged into the world that is “Parrot” with […]


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Avian Rehome / Avian Rescue / Birds / Nature / Parrots

I am departing from my normal photo blog format to speak out about a topic I am seriously passionate about!  I hope you enjoy it, and take time to meet some of the people I have met along the way and admire for their passion.  “The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any […]

being a part

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Avian / Avian Rescue / Parrots

What an honor to be a part of a worthy cause! A group of determined people wanted to help The Parrot Posse saddle up for the next ride!  What did they do?  Well, thanks to the magnificent art and skills of Diane McKinney, The Posse was able to auction off a magnificent quilt! My awesome Umbrella Cockatoo (Ze’, named after an awesome Bar in Buzios, Brazil, the Bar dos Ze; was honored as the official […]

The Posse Rides!

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Avian / Avian Rehome / Avian Rescue / Parrots

Imagine, if you would, one petite lady, Judith Archer, and her band of merry parrot crusaders making this world a better place for the multitude of parrots abandoned, neglected, abused, lost and alone!  Judith Archer has dedicated her life to helping parrots in need.  Many of you do not realize the plight these magnificent parrots are in.   So many people have taken in these parrots without the education and understanding of what it takes […]

torn and confused

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Avian / Avian Rehome / Avian Rescue / Birds / Parrots / Photography

  Recently, I experienced my first major Facebook encounter of a “not so nice” nature.  My words were misconstrued, as well as my intent.  I can’t really say how or why it happened, but it centered on my major passion, which is my love of parrots.   Few people realize the crisis that is going on in the avian community.  Literally there are hundreds of thousands of parrots needing rescue, a new home, or a safe […]

It Takes A Village

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Animal Abuse / Avian / Avian Rehome / Avian Rescue / Birds / Parrots

Actually, it takes someone like Emily Trimnal (, and Miss Vicki Knox LeClaire ( to change the life of one sweet Umbrella Cockatoo.  Thanks to the quick action of both women, Sebastian has a fighting chance. Sadly, there are so many that are completely oblivious to the issues surround avian abuse and neglect.  It is often difficult, if not impossible to impress “authorities” the urgency of situations involving avian abuse and neglect.  I will not stop […]