Eclectis parrot known as Lil E

Going to the Birds

I recently came across this article from the National Audubon Society about a parrot rescue group in Southern California who is rehabilitating and re-releasing injured parrots. The hitch in this plan? There are no parrots that are native to Southern California. All of the birds being released were non-native species that should never have been there in the first place.

World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

No discussion about animal conservation would be complete without addressing the challenges facing wild populations of animals. I’m not going to get into that too much right now (this post is simply an announcement, but I promise I will get to it!),but the future of many species is threatened by illegal poaching and habitat loss. […]