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Conventions And Seminars


1 Long Beach, CA: Parrots International Symposium celebrating “Parrots of the Caribbean.” Speakers include Julie Murad, Rosemary Low, Dr. Susan Friendman and more. At the Queen Mary. 8-5. Contact:

1  Abingdon, VA: Husbandry and Trick Training, A Behavior Workshop. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

7  Washington, DC: Things I Wish I’d Known, A Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

7  Washington, DC: Parade of Parrots, Phoenix Landing Parrots in the Movies. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

13  New York, NY: National Pigeon Day – An Educational phenomenon. Pilgrim Hill in Central Park. Speakers include Deacon Joseph Dwyer, Karen Davis, Ph.D., President of United Poultry Concerns and more. 4-8. Contact: 212-369-1293;;

14  Rocky River, OH: Parrot Personalities (Required for Adoption)/ Cockatoos & Cockatiels—similar but oh so different! Rocky River Library; 1600 Hampton Rd. 10-12:30. Contact: PEAC 440-349-1700;;

14  Maryland: Building a Positive Relationship with your Parrot, Behavior Workshop. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

15  Walnut Creek, CA: Parrots As Companions; Speakers include Dr. Brian Speer DVM and Mark Stafford of Parrots International. Lesher Theater for the Arts. 10AM. Contact:

21  Raleigh-Durham, NC: A Parrot’s Point of View. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

21  Pittsburgh, PA: Enrichment/Toy Making. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue 412-761-2268;;

22 San Juan Capistrano, CA: 2008 Avian Seminars by Omar, of Omar’s Exotic Birds, featuring Caiques. Zoomars; 31791 Los Rios St. 2-5. $10-pre-registered, $20 at door. Contact: 949-477-3962;

28 Asheville, NC: 2nd Annual Luau; Foraging Contest and Trick Training. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation.  Contact 866-749-5634 or go to

28 Pittsburgh, PA: Basic Care Seminar & Foraging. Contact: 724-378-7588;;

28 Roanoke, VA: Bird Fair/Seminars Sponsored by Southwest Va. Bird Club. St. Elias Catholic Church; 4730 Cove Rd. 9-4 Contact: Sue 540-366-1193; Brewersbirds@Cox.Net

30 San Diego, CA: ABC’s/Lifestyles for Successful Parrot Caregivers (Required for adoption). Marina Village Conference Ctr.; 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC 619-287-8200;;

Shows And Fairs

1 Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall; 301 Cottage Grove Rd. 10-3. $2. Contact: 608-362-4696;;

1 Youngstown, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Metroplex Center; 1620 Motor Inn Drive Exit 229, Off I-80. 10-4. Contact: Rus 419-685-2412;;

1 Pompano Beach, FL: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Pompano Beach Recreation Center. 181 N.E. 6th St. 9-4. $5; Under 10 Free. Free Parking. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

1 Fresno, CA: Central Avian Society’s 40th semiannual bird mart. Fresno Fairgrounds.9-3. Contact: 559-228-1737

7 Columbia, SC: Exotic Bird Fair & Expo. Jamil Shrine Center; 206 Jamil Rd; I-26, Exot 106 St Andrews Rd. 9-5. $5; Under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

7 Waterford, MI – Rio Bird Fairs, Second Annual Fair. 5640 Williams Lake Rd. 10-4. $3; Under 12 Free. Contact: 313-535-3831, Edie 313-971-2147; Tony 313-732-7564;; 

7 Newport News, VA: Peninsula Caged Bird Society’s Exotic Bird Festival & Judged Bird Show. The Columbian Center; 100 Columbus Way (Exit 256A off I-64). 9-4. Show Contact: Julie 757-898-8397; alna@cox,net; Festival & Vendor Contact: Deb 757-247-0168;;

7-8 Richardson, TX: Bird Fair. Richardson Civic Center; 411 West Arapaho Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0350;

7-8 Paducah, KY:  Four Rivers Bird Rescue 2nd Annual Bird Fair.  Cherry Civic Ctr. 2701 Park Ave. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $3. Contact:
Rhoda (270) 444-0385;;

7-8 Memphis, TN:  Mid-South Exotic Bird Fair. S.W. TN Community College; 5983 Macon Cove; I-40 Exit 12 @ Sycamore View. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri 901-878-1307;;  

7-8  Metairie, LA: Cajun Canary & Finch Club Bird Mart. VFW Hall; 3314 Richland Ave. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Meade 504-887-0724; 504-615-4638;

8 Orlando, FL - Exotic Bird Society of America's Bird Expo. Central Florida Fairgrounds 4603 W Colonial Drive. Sun 10-4. $5 non-members; $4 members. Under 10 free. Contact: Charles 407-855-3367;;

8 Fishkill, NY: The Hudson Valley Caged Bird Society 8th Annual Bird Mart. Holiday Inn, Rt. 9, Exit 13 on I-84. 9-4. $4 Adult, $1 Kids, Under 6 free. Contact: Matt 845-877-6808;;

14 Rolling Meadows, IL: Rolling Meadows Bird Fair and Sale. Rolling Meadows Community Center, 3705 Pheasant. 10-3. $3. Contact: 937-377-3607; info;

14 Richmond, VA: Exotic Bird Fair & Expo. Richmond Raceway Complex; 600 E. Laburnum Ave. 9-4. $5; Under 10 free. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

14-15 Forest Park, GA: Tim Vogles Southeastern Exotic Bird Fairs. Atlanta State Farmers Market 16 Forest Parkway. Sat. 9-5; Sun 10-4. $5 non-members; $4 members. Under 10 free. Contact: Charles 407-855-3367;;

14-15 Live Oak, TX: Bird Fair. Live Oak Civic Center; 8101 Pat Book Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0350;

14-15 Jackson, MS: Central MS. Bird Club, Ltd.'s 14th Annual Bird Fair. Jackson Fairgrounds; TradeMart Bldg. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Gloria 601 373-5564 or 601-826-3808;

14-15 Newton, NC: Catawba Valley Feathers Exotic Bird Spring Sale & Mart. Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds; 1127 W. US 70 Hwy. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $2; Under 12 & Over 65 free. Contact: Milla 828-465-4488; Brenda 828-304-4579.

15 Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. Contact: 608-362-4696;;

15 Sarasota, FL: Father’s Day Exotic Bird Fair. Robart’s Arena (in Potter Bldg); 3000 Ringling Blvd. 9-4. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: 941-592-2688;

15 Santa Clara, CA: San Jose Bird Mart. Santa Clara Convention Center; 5001 Great America Pkwy. $8; Under 12 free. Contact:

20 Grandview, MO:  Fundraiser, The Greater Kansas City Avicultural Society’s Spaghetti Dinner, 5-8. Contact: Anthony 816-252-1120;

21 Grandview, MO:  The Greater Kansas City Avicultural Society's Spring Bird Fair. Coronation of Our Lady Church; 13000 Bennington.  9-4., $2, Under 10 Free. Contact: Maria 816-803-1874; Donna 816-590-4846.

21 Memphis, TN: Bird Fair. Agricenter International; 777 Walnut Grove Rd. Sat. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0350;

Gainesville, FL: Pet Market. Alachua Co. Fairgrounds. 5270 NE 39th St. Contact: Bobby or  Kay 352-376-9038;

21-22 Nashville, TN: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. TN State Fairgrounds; I-440, Exit 6, Nolensville Pike. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; Under 12 free. Contact: 423-240-8423;

22 Dayton, OH: Dayton Bird Fair. IUE Hall, 1675 Woodman Dr. 10-4. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: 937-848-4819;

22 Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Palm Beach Gardens Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Amara Shrine Temple; 3650 R.C.A. Blvd. . 9-4.$5; Under 10 Free. Free parking. Contact: Michael 727-834-9282;

28-29 Grapevine, TX: Bird Fair. Grapevine Convention Center; 1209 S. Main St. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown 214-244-0350;

29 Joliet, IL: Joliet Bird Fair and Sale. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2720 Jefferson. 10-3. $2. Contact: 937-377-3607; info;

29 Medina, Ohio: Exotic Bird Fair Expo. Mediana County Fairgrounds, 735 W. Lafayette Rd (Rte. 42). 10-4. Auction @ 5. $4. Under 11 $1. Contact: Gracey or Dave 330-723-0158;

29 Indianapolis IN: Central Indiana Cage-Bird Club Fair. Marion County Fairgrounds; 7300 E. Troy Avenue. 10-4. Contact: Sue 765-610-0169 or;

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